Rangpur: 1 arrested in Joypurhat under DSA, 42 for arson

Joypurhat police have arrested a person under the Digital Security Act (DSA) and 42 others in connection to attacks that took place in Rangpur against the minority Hindu community, in which their houses were set ablaze.

Poritosh Sarkar of Pirganj was arrested on Monday under DSA for spreading hate through social media posts that provoked people to set fire to the houses of the minorities, said additional police commissioner Kamruzzaman.

Till Monday night 42 others had been arrested in connection to arson, he said.

Attempts are being made to arrest the rest involved in the incident, he added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh