Muslim fanatics dig up body of newborn baby from cemetery and throw it by the side of a road ‘- World News


Muslim fanatics unearthed the body of a three-day-old baby from his grave and threw it by the roadside tonight. The newborn, who was an Ahmadi Muslim, was only buried for a few hours in a cemetery in Ghatura, Bangladesh, before being dug up.

Ahmadi Muslims are considered by many traditional Muslims to be “infidels” because they believe their founder was a prophet.

A distressing photo of the girl’s body lying on a straw carpet on a road was widely shared on social media this week.

“Her crime is that she was born into an Ahmadi Muslim family,” said Ahmadi local chief SM Selim today.

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This act has been condemned throughout Bangladesh.

But Azad Hazari, a local councilor, said the child was finally buried in another cemetery some ten kilometers (16 kilometers) away. The police were implicated in the process, it is said.

Munir Hossain, a local cleric, denied that the body was exhumed, but said the Muslims prevented the parents from burying the baby in the cemetery.

He added: “It is against Sharia law to let an infidel be buried in a Muslim cemetery.

“The devout Muslims in the village would never let this happen. ”

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The child’s father told the Dhaka Tribune that he saw “anti-Ahmadiyya men” rally after the funeral and exhume the body.

Ahmadis have faced attacks and had their religious rights taken away in some Muslim-majority countries, including Pakistan.

The 100,000 Ahmadis in Bangladesh are regularly attacked.


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