Moazzem Hossain Kishore warned of committing suicide if something happens to his daughter, Aysha Siddika Minni.
“My daughter has been forced to give the statement before the court as a group of people wants to mislead the case. Minni is guiltless,” he claimed.He made the remarks while addressing a press conference at his house in Nowakata village of Barguna Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.
He said, “There has been going on a dirty politics over Rifat Sharif murder. If the administration carries out a proper investigation, the main reasons behind the murder will be disclosed.”
Minni’s father also alleged that the people of the country have seen how his daughter fought the killers to save Rifat Sharif.
“A group of locally influential people involved in the murder are conspiring against Minni to save real culprits,” he added.
Earlier, Barguna court yesterday recorded the statement of Aysha Siddika Minni in connection with a case filed over her husband murder.
She confessed her involvement in the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif, who was hacked to death in broad daylight on June 26.On Tuesday, police arrested Minni after a day-long interrogation. A Barguna court placed her on a five-day remand on the following day.
Minni is the key witness of the murder that took place in front of her.
Rifat Sharif, 25, an internet service provider, was attacked and killed in a broad daylight by two youths and their associates 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.