PIROJPUR, May 15: Miscreants torched a Hindu temple at Laxmipura in Bhandaria upazila on Saturday night.
Locals said the family temple of Roy Bari was set on fire around 8:15 pm. The blaze burned down clothes and parts of Hindu goddesses Shyama. However, the house inmates doused the flame in a few minutes. On information, police rushed in and informed the matter to Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain Manju, said Kamruzzaman Talukdar, officer-in-charge of Bhandaria Police Station.
The minister asked him to take necessary steps, said OC, adding that a case was filed in this connection. Meanwhile, police arrested one Nazrul Islam for his suspected involvement in the incident.
Source: Hindu temple torched in Pirojpur