Man lynched in Bangladesh for allegedly desecrating the Quran

Tuesday 03rd November 2020 04:44 EST

Hundreds of people in Bangladesh  lynched a man last Thursday. The man who was lynched had allegedly desecrated the Quran. According to WION news, two men were accused of stepping on the Muslim holy book in the main mosque of the town of Burimari, near the frontier with India. One was beaten to death, and the second man escaped with injuries. Post that, the Police took these two men into protective custody after worshippers alleged the desecration of the Quran at the Burimari Jame Masjid mosque. Reports say that more than 1,000 people stormed the council office and police fired 17 live shotgun rounds to control the mob.  The incident came  right after comments about Islam made by France's President Emmanuel Macron. 

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