3 held over Hindu tailor’s murder in Bangladesh

(From AFP)

Bangladesh police detained three people on Sunday over the gruesome murder of a Hindu tailor one day earlier, the latest deadly attack on minorities claimed by the Islamic State group.

Bangladeshi protesters demonstrate on April 29 against the killing of a university professor in Dhaka

Bangladeshi protesters demonstrate on April 29 against the killing of a university professor in Dhaka

A senior officer said the principal of an Islamic madrassa and two others were being held for questioning over the hacking to death of Nikhil Chandra Joarder outside his shop in Tangail town, northwest of Dhaka.

Police suspect the 50-year-old Joarder may have been targeted on Saturday for making derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammed four years ago, as Bangladesh reels from rising Islamist violence. Read More



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