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Minni confesses involvement in Rifat murder

District Correspondent |
Update: 2019-07-19 9:14:37 PM
Minni confesses involvement in Rifat murder
Ayesha Siddiqa Minni in police custody, file photo

BARGUNA: Ayesha Siddiqa Minni was sent to jail after she had confessed to her involvement in killing her husband Rifat Sharif in Barguna sadar upazila.

Minni made the confession before the court of Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Sirajul Islam Gazi around 5pm Friday (July 19), on the second day of her five-day remand.

The court then ordered her to land in jail.

Barguna Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC, Investigation) Humayun Kabir confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

"Minni was produced before the court following interrogation. She gave there confessional statement about her involvement in Rifat murder," he said. 

However, after being taken to the Barguna Police Lines for interrogation, Minni was shown arrested Tuesday (July 16) night, as she was appeared linked to the killing incident.

The next afternoon, Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate Court placed her on remand for five days following a plea of police.

However, Rifat Sharif from Barguna sadar upazila was allegedly hacked indiscriminately by his wife Minni's alleged former husband Noyon Bond and aides in broad daylight in front of Barguna Government College on June 26.

A shocking video of the brutal attack went viral on the social media, triggering widespread outrage and demands for justice.

Police arrested 16 accused in the murder case. Of them, 13 including Minni have confessed before the court to their involvement in the killing while two are on remand.

BDST: 2114 HRS, JUL 19, 2019

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