The Bangladeshi police arrested 900 Muslims as part of a crackdown against Islamic terrorism which has been causing numerous murders in Bangladesh. As we read in one report:
Bangladesh police say they have detained about 900 people as part of a crackdown on militants following a series of deadly attacks.
Police launched the week-long campaign on Friday, saying they were focused on arresting Islamist militants.
About 40 people, including secular bloggers, academics and members of religious minorities, have been killed in attacks in the past few years.
On Friday, a Hindu monastery worker was hacked to death in Pabna district.
Nityaranjan Pande, who was in his 60s, died on the spot after several people attacked him, reports said.
In the past week, a Hindu priest, a Christian grocer, and the wife of an anti-terror police officer were all killed in attacks by suspected Islamist militants.