May 17, 2022, 3:55 am
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the Home Minister to bring swift punishment to the perpetrators of attacks on puja mandals in different parts of the country and setting fire to houses of the Hindu community. The Prime Minister gave the instructions to the Home Minister at a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday.
Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said this at a briefing at the secretariat after the meeting. “The prime minister has instructed the home minister to take stern action against those involved in the recent violence,” he said. The culprits should be brought to book as soon as possible. ‘
The cabinet secretary said the prime minister had asked them to investigate as soon as possible and take action against those who started these incidents. He also called on religious and political figures to exchange views on these issues.