A Hindu priest has been killed in the northwestern Bangladesh district of Jhenaidah in what police suspect to be a militant attack.
Armed with sharp weapons, the assailants slit 69-year-old Ganguly’s throat around 9:30am while he was on his way to the temple he served.
Kanjilal said that the Ganguly was on his bicycle, when the assailants first hit him on his head with a stick before slaughtering him.
“It seems that militants might be responsible for the killing,” said Kanjilal.
Monitoring group SITE Intelligence reported that Middle East-based Islamic State claimed the murder.
In January this year, homeopath Samir Ali was found murdered inside his chamber in Jhenaidah after unidentified miscreants knifed him to death.
The local Christian community claimed then that Ali preached Christianity after his conversion and that’s why the militants killed him.
IS reportedly claimed responsibility for the killing. [...]
Posted by Women Against Shariah on Tuesday, June 7, 2016
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