Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

A 75-year-old Buddhist monk was found hacked to death Saturday in Bangladesh`s remote southeastern district of Bandarban, police said, the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists.

AFP| Last Updated: May 14, 2016, 10:30 AM IST
Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

Dhaka: A 75-year-old Buddhist monk was found hacked to death Saturday in Bangladesh`s remote southeastern district of Bandarban, police said, the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists.

"Villagers found Bhante (monk) Maung Shue U Chak's dead body in a pool of blood inside the Buddhist temple this morning. He was hacked to death," Jashim Uddin, deputy police chief of Bandarban, told AFP.