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Iqbal, the main accused in the Comilla incident, has been remanded for seven days

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  • 24 October, 2021 00:51:23

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News Desk: The main accused in the incident of keeping the Holy Quran in the puja mandapa. The court granted seven-day remand to four people including Iqbal Hossain. Judge Mithila Jahan Nipa of the Comilla Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court passed the order on Saturday (October 23rd).

Earlier, the police produced them in court and demanded a 10-day remand. The court later granted a seven-day remand. Others are Ikram, who called the 999 emergency services, Faisal and Humayun Kabir, temporary servants of the shrine.

Additional Superintendent of Police in the incident. Tanvir said that since there are many issues involved, it is not yet clear who persuaded them to do so. Their arrest has been shown in the case of religious sentiment.

He added that if any further information comes out in the investigation or if there is any involvement in other incidents, a case will be filed in their name.

Incidentally, on the morning of 13th October, the great eighth day of Durga Puja, the Holy Quran was seen at the feet of the idol in a temporary puja mandapa on the north bank of Nanua Dighi in Comilla city. After that, a group of miscreants attacked the mandapa alleging insult to Quran Sharif. At that time there was extensive vandalism.

Due to this incident, the police clashed with a group of people who were going to attack Hindus in Hajiganj of Chandpur that day. Four people were killed there. The next day, Hindu temples, mandapas and shops in Noakhali's Begumganj were attacked and vandalized. Two people were killed in the attack.

Later, Hindu settlements in Pirganj, Rangpur were attacked, vandalized, looted and houses set on fire. In many other parts of the country, Hindu temples, mandapas and other structures were attacked.

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