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Rifat Murder

Second prime accused Rifat Farazi held

Rifat Murder

Staff Correspondent

Published: 10:15 3 July 2019   Updated: 18:46 3 July 2019

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Rifat Farazi, the second prime accused in the Rifat Sharif case, was arrested, said police on Wednesday. 

Barguna SP Md Maruf Hossain confirmed the information this morning and said that the further details will be disclosed at a press briefing later in the day.

Earlier on Tuesday, Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayon Bond, the prime accused in the Rifat Sharif murder case, was killed in a gunfight with police at Purakata area in Sadar Upazila of Barguna. 

Meanwhile, two arrestees in the case gave confessional statements before a court about their involvement in the murder.

On June 26, 22-years-old Rifat Sharif was hacked to death by criminals in front of his wife Ayesha Siddika Minni in broad daylight in the district town. The incident was caught on surveillance camera. 

Later at night, Rifat's father Dulal Sharif filed a murder case with Barguna Sadar Police Station, accusing 12 people including Nayan and Farazi.