Barguna Rifat murder: Court orders to confiscate wealth of fugitives | Daily Star
06:23 PM, October 03, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:51 PM, October 03, 2019

Rifat murder: Court orders to confiscate wealth of 8 fugitives

A Barguna court today asked police to seize movable wealth of eight fugitive accused in a case filed for killing Rifat Sharif in front of his wife in broad daylight on June 26.

The Court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Sirajul Islam Gazi passed the order in the morning, our Patuakhali correspondent reports.

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Two of eight accused are Mohaiminul Islam Sifat and Md Musa while six are juveniles, said defence lawyer Golam Mostafa.

The court also rejected bail prayers of two juvenile accused, the lawyer said adding that three others were sent to juvenile court.

The court fixed October 16 for the next hearing of the case.

Seven arrested accused were produced before the court while Aysha Siddika Minni and Arian Hossain, who are now on bail, were present at the court today.

After the case proceeding, the court ordered law enforcers to send the accused to the district jail.

Rifat Sharif, who used to provide internet services, was hacked to death in broad daylight in front of his wife Aysha Siddika Minni on June 26. A video clip of the incident went viral on social media. In the footage, Minni was seen trying to save her husband from the attackers.

Police on September 1 pressed charges against Minni and 23 others for their alleged involvement in the murder of her husband.

Police pressed the charge sheet dividing into two segments -- one for 14 juvenile accused, and the other for 10 adults. Minni’s name figured seventh on the list of adult accused.

Sabbir Hossain Nayan alias Nayan Bond, the prime accused in the case, was killed in a “gunfight” with police on July 2.

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