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Another ruling party man held for torching Hindu residents

15 December,2013

Another Jubo League leader arrested while torching Hindu residents

RTNN News Desk: One leader of Jubo League, the youth wing of ruling Awami League party, has been handed over to police by locals while he was escaping after setting fire on several Hindu residence at Debhata in Satkhira.

Detained Jubo League leader Abdul Gaffar said, he torched the Hindu houses as per his local Awami League leader's order. He mentioned three more names of his assistants to police.

Locals  said, 15-20 miscreants with faces covered with masks torched the resident of Suneet Sarkar at about 11pm on Saturday at Parulia village in Debahata upazila, causing two house to burn completely.

Seeing this, local people started screaming and eventually the miscreant tried to run away .

Local people chased them and one of the mobs caught him red handed. He was handed over to police at about 9am on Sunday. Arrested Abdul Gaffar is the son of Elbar Gayne, resident of the same area.


Debhata police confirmed the incident and said, local people detained Abdul Gaffar and handed over him to police. Police will take due measures after interrogation.  

Asaduzzaman Mukul, Jamaat Ameer of Debhata upazila condemned the incident and said, Awami League wants to pin the blame on Jamaat after they themselves setting fire to the Hindu residents.

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