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Bangladesh: Elderly Buddhist monk killed in Bandarban

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

An elderly Buddhist monk was killed by unidentified miscreants in Bangladesh Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban district on 14 May.

B Yu Gaindya, 70, was found near Baishari area at Upaorshakh Para village in the upazila, Kazi Ahsan, officer-in-charge (OC) of Naikkhangchhari Police Station, the Daily Star reported.

According to reports, unknown assailants slit Yu Gaindya's throat. This was confirmed by village head Acrothoyai Chand. Chand said that he saw Gaindya's body when he went to serve breakfast at his bihar where he used to stay alone.

Meanwhile, the police have said that the motive behind the killing cannot be ascertained instantly.

First published: 14 May 2016, 12:17 IST