Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

Barguna District court rejects 2nd bail application of Minny

Barguna, July 31 (BAN/ AD): On Tuesday Barguna court rejected 2nd bail application of Minni wife of murdered Rifat Sharif. Order was passed by Judge Md Asaduzzaman of Barguna District and Sessions Court . Earlier also on July 21 her bail was rejected.

She is accused of murdering her husband Refat, 23, who was attacked by a group of assailants on College Road in the town on June 26 when he went to pick up his wife from college. The incident was captured on CCTV which went viral. Minny was seen trying to save her husband from the attackers in video. The video went viral on social media, creating an outrage.

Refat’s father Dulal Shorif subsequently initiated a case with Barguna police against 12 people, where Minny was named as the key witness. The key suspect, Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayon Bond, in a so-called gunfight with police on July 2. The case took a different turn after Dulal pointed the finger at Minny in a press conference.

She was arrested after her father-in-law expressed his suspicion over her alleged involvement in the murder, she refuted the allegations saying “imaginary claims on being influenced by conspirators”.

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