Miscreants torched and vandalized houses of five families allegedly conversion of religion at Daloabari village in Kokrajhar district late last night.
Affected families said that around 10 persons armed with sharp weapons vandalized the houses and gutted down of four houses of the two families and warned of the dire consequences as they recently converted religion.
The miscreants torched the houses of Reven Basumatary and Binoy Brahma while the houses of Tani Brahma, Raja Brahma and Sarsing Brahma were vandalized and miscreants also looted property and domestic animals, they alleged.
An FIR has been lodged with Kokrajhar police station against incident.
Police said that strict measures have been taken to prevent unwanted incident in the area and a person was arrested in connection with the incident.
Various organizations including All Bodo Students Union, Bodoland Students Union (BSU), social organizations condemned the incident and appealed for peace and harmony. The ABSU has urged the people to respect each other’s religion and maintain peace and harmony for the welfare of human society.