Barguna Rifat Sharif murder: Rishan Farazi arrested | The Daily Star
12:54 PM, July 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:14 PM, July 18, 2019

Rifat murder: Rishan Farazi arrested

Barguna police today claimed to have arrested another suspect in a case filed over the murder of Rifat Sharif.

Confirming the arrest, Maruf Hossain, superintendent of Barguna police, said police arrested Rishan Farazi from the district around 10:00am.

Also read: Minni placed on 5-day remand

Police arrested Rifat’s wife Aysha Siddiqa Minni on Tuesday night after a daylong interrogation. A court granted police five days to interrogate her in custody.

Minni is the key witness of the murder that took place in front of her college on June 26. Rifat Sharif, a 25-year-old internet service provider, was indiscriminately hacked by a group of youths there.

In a video footage of the incident that went viral in the social media, Minni was seen screaming and trying in vain to save her husband from the assailants.

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