December 2, 2021, 3:39 pm
Online Desk /
So far, 71 cases have been filed in different parts of the country in connection with the unpleasant incidents centered on puja mandals to destroy the existing communal harmony in the country. Law enforcement has arrested 450 people across the country in these cases.
Monday (October 18) night, Assistant Inspector General of Media and Public Relations (AIG) at the police headquarters. Kamruzzaman confirmed the news to the media.
He said 450 people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the Pujamandap-centric incident. The number of arrests could rise further. Police operations are underway to arrest the culprits.
AIG said. Kamruzzaman further said that in recent times, some individuals or groups have been spreading rumors and confusion on social media with the intention of destroying the existing communal harmony in the country. Trying to create an unstable situation. In many cases, conspirators distort or misinterpret social media posts or various information and spread it through various means in an attempt to create a conflict situation.
The concerned units of Bangladesh Police are monitoring the rumor mongers through various social media and legal action is being taken against them, the police official said.