Bangladesh ar­rests Hindu af­ter riot

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Bangladesh po­lice said on Tues­day they had ar­rested a Hindu man sus­pected of be­ing be­hind a Face­book post that trig­gered vi­o­lent reprisals on the re­li­gious mi­nor­ity. About 5,000 Mus­lims went on the ram­page on Fri­day af­ter the post, which lo­cal me­dia said “de­famed” the Prophet Mohammed, torch­ing Hindu homes and tem­ples.

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