Alexa Refat laid to rest

Refat laid to rest


Published: 20:21 27 June 2019   Updated: 20:21 27 June 2019

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in the main entrance of Barguna Government College publicly in front of his wife, has been buried in family graveyard while thousands people of different class and profession took part in his Namaz-E-JanaZa.

Local sources informed his namaz-e-janaza was held at his home in Burirchar UP under Barguna Sadar Upazila, at 5:30 pm on Thursday.

The autopsy of Rifat's body was completed at 12:30 pm at Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital Morgue. Later, an ambulance arrived at his Barguna's house in the afternoon with the body.

Barguna Kamil (Model) Madrasa Jami Mosque’s Imran Qari Mohammad Solaiman led the Namaz e Janaza while People from all walks of ssociety, including different political parties, took part.

Rifat's father Dulal Sharif and Uncle Aziz Sharif asked for forgiveness on behalf of Rifat. At this time, they asked the blessings of Rifaat for praying from everyone.

Earlier, Barguna District Awami League General Secretary Jahangir Kabir, Local UP Chairman and Sadar Upazila Awami League President Md. Siddiqur Rahman spoke and requested the administration to bring the killers of Rifat under punishment quickly and they assured of any assistance.

Rifat was hacked to death by Nayan Bond and his associates in front of Barguna Government College on Wednesday morning. Rifat was first brought to Barguna Sadar Hospital and later to Barisal Sher-E Bangla Medical College Hospital. There he died in the afternoon. CCTV footage of the murder went viral on Facebook. The police arrested one person in this incident.