Rifat killing: Minni put on five-day remand

Sun Online Desk

17th July, 2019 04:07:24 printer

Rifat killing: Minni put on five-day remand

Ayesha Siddiqua Minni, wife of murdered Barguna youth Rifat Sharif, has been placed on a five-day remand.

Md Sirajul Islam Gazi of Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate court passed the order after produced her before the court with a seven-day remand petition on Wednesday.

Earlier on Tuesday, police arrested Minni for her alleged involvement in the brutal killing of her husband.

Rifat Sharif, 25, an internet service provider, was attacked and killed in a broad daylight by two youths and some others with sharp weapons near Barguna Government College in front of his wife on June 26.

In a video footage, Minni was apparently shown trying to protect her husband during the attack. She was also named as the main eye witness in the case.

Later at night, the victim’s father filed the murder case with Barguna Sadar Police Station, accusing 12 people including prime suspects Nayan and Rifat Farazi. Of them, Nayan was killed in a “gunfight” and Rifat Farazi was arrested later.