Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been given a bodyguard after he was undermined by a man for going to a Hindu service in neighboring India, the nation’s cricket board said Wednesday.
The cricketer is the most recent objective of Islamists in Bangladesh, who have additionally held huge enemy of France rallies lately following president Emmanuel Macron’s guard of the option to distribute kid’s shows portraying the Prophet Muhammad (harmony arrive).
The 33-year-old started a web-based media storm in Bangladesh subsequent to going to a function in Kolkata devoted to a Hindu goddess on November 12.
A man who compromised Shakib via web-based media for “harming strict assumption” was captured by police on Tuesday.
“The danger is worrisome,” Bangladesh Cricket Board’s CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury told correspondents in Dhaka.
“We took quick measures and furthermore educated the significant security organizations. They are likewise making important strides,” Chowdhury added, without giving further subtleties.
He didn’t state if Shakib would get nonstop security.
An equipped protector was seen adjacent to Shakib during an instructional course in Dhaka on Wednesday in front of a homegrown Twenty20 competition one week from now.
The player on Monday freely apologized for being at the occasion in Kolkata.
Islamic ministers in Bangladesh state individuals ought not go to the functions of different religions.
Shakib Al Hasan is the International Cricket Council’s highest level all-rounder in one-day internationals. In 2015, he turned into the primary cricketer to hold the ICC’s top all-rounder positioning in the game’s three arrangements — Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20 internationals.
Moderate Bangladesh has encountered expanding pressures among hardliners and secularists lately, enduring a spate of killings of nonbeliever bloggers, strict minorities and outsiders.