FACT FINDING OF DESECRATION OF HINDU KALI TEMPLE AT GOURNADI UPAZILA OF BARISAL DISTRICT BY BANGLADESH MINORITY WATCH ON 11.07.2018. (Source : Eibela.com ) Country : Bangladesh. Act : Right to religion. Crime: Destruction and Desecration of Hindu religious place. Date of occurrence: 08.07.2018 to 09.07.2018 at night. Complainant of the case : Sree Krishna Chakravorty. Place of occurrence: “Tara Mayer Mondir” at Chargada Toli within Gournadi Sadar Upazila of Barisal District. Name of the perpetrators: Not known. FACTS OF THE CASE : Some unidentified perpetrators on 8th of July 2018 at about 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on 9th July,2018 most illegally trespassed within the Hindu temple and cut the head of ‘MAKALI” and seperared the head from the body of the deity and thus committed crime against religion with ulterior motive. LEGAL ACTION :- Sree Krishna Chakravorty – Porohit of the temple lodged first information report (FIR) before O.C. Gournadi police station on 09.07.2018 under section 447/295/427/ of penal code for taking necessary action. But police could not find out the perpetrators as yet. INVESTIGATION :- I, Adv. Rabindra Ghosh of BDMW contacted with O.C. Gournadi Police station over his mobile who admitted the fact and said a case lodged by Porohit of the temple and investigation is still going on to apprehend the criminals to justice. I also contacted with Mr.Saiful Islam, Superintendent of Police, Barisal who said investigation is going. I also requested the O.C. Monirul Islam to provide me a copy of F.I.R who assured me to provide the copy of the same for further investigation. RECOMMENDATIONS : BANGLADESH MINORITY WATCH is very much concerned about a desecration of Hindu deities and demand urgent action against the perpetrators responsible for desecration of deities and urge upon the goverment to reconstruct the deities for a peaceful existence in the country. The perpetrators should be punished as per law of the land. Religious intolerance should be stopped.