Unknown miscreants have vandalized a Hindu temple and five idols of goddesses at North Mohammadpur village of Mohammadpur union in Noakhali’s Senbug upazila.
Police suspect the vandalism took place in the early hours of Wednesday.
Ranjan Biswas, a local whose home houses the Kali temple, said they found the five idols inside the temple broken and the wooden platform where the idols were kept burnt down around 6am, right before the morning prayers.
“Then we immediately notified the Senbug Police Station about this,” he said.
Noakhali’s Additional Superintendent of Police AKM Zahirul Islam, Additional Superintendent of Police of Begumganj Circle Md Shahjahan Sheikh and Upazila Nirbahi Official Shatarupa Talukdar had visited the scene later in the day.
Zahirul Islam said police were giving the incident highest priority.