Two miscreants on Wednesday morning hacked a young man to death in broad daylight in front of Barguna Government College.
The deceased was identified as Shah Neyaj Rifat Sharif, 25, son of Abdul Halim Dulal Sharif, hailing from Labongola village of No 6 Burirchar union in Sadar upazila of Barguna, local correspondent reports quoting police.Rifat Sharif was the loan child of his parents who came under the brutal attack in front of his wife Ayesha Siddiqa Minni and many other people around 10:00am, police said.
A video of the incident has gone viral in the social media.
The video shows two men were hacking Rifat Sharif with sharp weapon indiscriminately, Rifat’s wife Minni was trying to protect him.
At one stage, criminals fled the scene left Rifat Sharif critically injured.
According to witnesses, two attackers were identified as Nayan Bond and Rifat Farazi.
Rifat Sharif was rushed to Barguna General Hospital and later shifted to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, where he was declared dead around 3:00pm, they said.Nayan Bond and Rifat Farazi were apprehended earlier but secured bail in mugging and drug-related cases, according to Barguna Police Station sources.
Abir Hossain Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Barguna Police Station, said they have been able to identify the assailants from CCTV-footage.
Drives are underway to arrest the killers, the OC assured.