60-year-old Nityaranjan Pandey of Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Paramtirtha Hemayetpurdham ashram was attacked by several assailants who hacked him in the neckA Hindu ashram worker was on Friday hacked to death by unidentified assailants while he was out for the morning walk, days after another priest was killed by suspected ISIS jihadists in the Muslim-majority nation which has seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on religious minorities and secular activists.
60-year-old Nityaranjan Pandey of Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Paramtirtha Hemayetpurdham ashram was attacked by several assailants who hacked him in the neck, said ASP (Sadar Circle) Selim Khan.
Pandey, who was working at the ashram as a volunteer for the past 40 years, was attacked near the ashram in Pabna’s Hemayetpur Upazila during his regular morning walk, Khan was quoted as saying by bdnews.
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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the murder.