• Sunday, Nov 29, 2020
  • Last Update : 10:24 am

Rifat murder: Court to deliver verdict against adult accused on September 30

  • Published at 02:05 pm September 16th, 2020
Rifat Sharif-Barguna
File photo of Rifat Sharif Collected

On June 26, 2019, Rifat Sharif, 22, was mercilessly hacked by a group of individuals in broad daylight in Barguna town

A Barguna court has fixed September 30 to deliver the verdict against 10 adult accused in the sensational Rifat Sharif murder case.

Barguna District and Sessions Judge Md Asaduzzaman gave the order after hearing arguments for and against the 10 adult accused Wednesday afternoon.

According to court sources, first the deposition in favour of one accused and the testimonies of 76 witnesses were recorded, followed by arguments presented by all parties concerned.

Later the court passed the order after hearing the arguments presented on behalf of the defendant Ayesha Siddiqua Minni, wife of the victim.

Of the adults accused, only Minni has been on bail granted by the High Court, which will be expiring today.

Minni's lawyer Mahbubul Bari Aslam confirmed that he will be registering a fresh bail plea.

On June 26, 2019, Rifat Sharif, 22, was mercilessly hacked by a group of individuals in broad daylight in Barguna town, even as his wife Ayesha Siddiqua Minni tried to save him.

He died from his injuries at Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital later in the evening.

The next day, Rifat’s father filed a case of murder at Sadar police station.

On September 1 the same year, police submitted two separate charge sheets against Minni and 23 others, including 10 adults and 14 minors.

On January 8, 2020, Judge Md Hafizur Rahman framed charges against 14 accused juveniles, after concluding the hearing of defence and prosecution lawyers.

Earlier on August 10, judicial proceedings of the much talked about murder case resumed after five months. It had been halted over the coronavirus pandemic. The trial against the 10 adult accused began at the same court.

The adult accused of the case are Rifat Faraji, 23, Al Kaiyum alias Rabbi Akan, 21, Mohaiminul Islam Sifat, 19, Rezwan Ali Khan Hridoy alias Tiktok Hridoy, 22, Md Hasan, 19, Md Musa, 22, Ayesha Siddika Minni, 19, Rafiul Islam Rabbi, 20, Md Sagar, 19, and Kamrul Hasan Saymun, 21.

The sixth accused, Md Musa, is currently on the run.

blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail