Thursday, 12 September 2013

Two Temples Vandalized in Netrokona Sadar, Bangladesh

The desecrations of ‘Sharbojonin Kali Mondir’ at village Betati and ‘Sharbojonin Mondir’ at Jongolboruari village are believed to have taken place sometime during Saturday night, said Netrokona Model Police Station OC SM Mofizul Islam.

A devotee, who came to make offerings at the temple in Betati around Sunday noon, discovered the broken idol.

Netrokona Model Police Station OC SM Mofizul Islam and Nirmol Das, president of the District Pooja Celebration Committee, visited the temple.

At Jongolboruari village the idols of goddess Kali and Mahadeb were found wrecked, said Nirmol Das and Pankaj Saha Roy, secretary of Upazila Pooja Celebration Committee.

The vandal had broken into the temple and beheaded the idols and left the heads lying inside.

OC SM Mofizul said he has heard of the incident in Jongolboruari and is preparing send a police force there.

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