Court accepts charge sheet in Rifat murder case

Staff Correspondent
18 September 2019, Wed
Published: 04:09 Updated: 07:44

Court accepts charge sheet in Rifat murder case

Court has accepted the charge sheet in Rifat Sharif murder case, and court ordered the arrest of 9 accused.

The order came from the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Sirajul Islam Gazi, on Wednesday.

Rifat, 22, was hacked in broad daylight near the Barguna Government College on June 26. The attack was caught on surveillance cameras and viral the video face-book social media.

Twenty-four persons were accused in the murder case filed by Rifat’s father. Rifat’s wife Minni, who was initially named as a witness, was later arrested and made an accused in the murder case.

On the other hand, 9 of the accused were present in the dock on Wednesday. Arrest warrants were issued for 9 others, 7 of them are underage. And a separate hearing for the underage accused will be held on Sep-22, the next hearing for the adult accused will take place on Oct-3.