4 Hindu priests get death threat in Priojpur

Pirojpur CorrespondentPirojpur-map
Four Hindu priests of different temples in the district received death threats through letters sent by unknown miscreants on Sunday night and Monday morning.
Masumur Rahman Biswas, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said general diaries were lodged with Sadar Police Station in this connections.
Narendranath Roy, president of Palpara Durga-Kali Temple in the town, said Ruhi Das, priest of temple, found a letter with death threat on the floor on Sunday night.
The letter reads: “You could not recognise us, we are in Pirojpur. You Hindus, we’ll kill you one after another.”
Later, he informed the matter to the Deputy Commissioner of the district.
Besides, two priests of Central Kali Temple, Sree Sree Kali Temple in the district town and another of a temple in Sikdar Mallik area of Sadar upazila- also got death threats in the same way.
Salil Mukharjee, a priest of Central Kali Temple, said he received a letter with death threat on Monday morning and informed the matter to the temple committee and local police station.
Police visited the spots and beefed up security in the temples, said the OC.