Update July 3, 2019

Dhaka 2-28 am, 14-August, 2020

Rifat Farazi put on 7-day remand in Barguna murder case

Mirajul Moin Joy

A Barguna court on Wednesday placed Rifat Farazi, an accused in Rifat Shairf murder case, on a 7-day remand, reports UNB.

Rifat Farazi, son of a certain Dulal Farazi of Dhansiri area in the municipality, is one of the main accused in the sensational murder case.

Senior judicial magistrate of Barguna, Md Sirajul Islam Gazi, passed the order when Md Humayun Kabir, sadar police station Inspector and the investigation officer of the case, sought a 10-day remand for interrogating him.

In the early hours of the day, a police team arrested Rifat Farazi from the municipality area.

The main accused, Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayan Bond, was killed in a reported gunfight with police in the Sadar upazila on Tuesday.

Rifat Sharif, 22, was hacked to death by miscreants in front of his wife Ayesha Siddika Minni in broad daylight in the district town on 26 June. The incident was caught on surveillance camera.

Nine people, including six accused mentioned in the FIR, have so far been arrested in this connection.

On Monday, two accused — Mohammad Oli and Tanvir Hossain — reportedly confessed before a Barguna court to their involvement in the killing.

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