Rifat murder: Two more suspects confess

Barguna Correspondent
Published : 22:24, Jul 18, 2019 | Updated : 22:25, Jul 18, 2019

Rifat Sharif was hacked to death to death in broad daylight in front of his wife in Barguna on Wednesday (Jun 26).Two more suspects have confessed to being involved with the broad daylight killing of Rifat Sharif.
Md Al Qayum alias Rabbi Akon and Aryan Sraban confessed under Section 164 in front of Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Sirajul Islam Gazi on Thursday (Jul 18).
“They have each confessed to their involvement,” said Barguna Sadar police Sub-Inspector and investigating officer Humayun Kabir.
Police have so far arrested 15 people including Rifat’s wife Ayesha Siddiqa Minni over the murder.
A group of assailants stabbed Rifat Sharif to death in front of his wife outside the Barguna Government College on the morning of Jun 26.
A video of the attack later went viral on the internet, which sparked outrage throughout the country. Two men were seen hacking Rifat with sharp weapons as his Minni desperately tried to save him.
Rifat was taken to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
In the same day, the victim’s father, Dulal Sharif, filed a case against 12 people, including key suspects Sabbir Ahmed Nayan alias Nayan Bond who was killed in a ‘shootout’ and Rifat Farazi.