Police have arrested a man for vandalising a mural of Bangabandhu in Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon district on Friday afternoon.
He was identified as Nur Alam, 43, son of Ohidul Islam of Raghunatpur area of the upazila.
According to witnesses, the man started hitting the mural of Bangabandhu with a brick at the east intersection of the upazila town around 4 pm on Friday. At one stage, a portion of the mural got damaged, reports Prothom Alo.
On information, police rushed to the spot and arrested the man.
Pradeep Kumar Roy, officer-in-charge of Pirganj Police Station, said it was yet to be ascertained what prompted the man to vandalise the mural. They were quizzing the arrestee as of filing this report.
The incident took place just few weeks after a sculpture of the Father of Nation was vandalised in Kushtia allegedly by a number of Madrasa students.
Later, a case was filed over the incident and police arrestedall the accused.