Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Minni’s father demands Rifat murder to be probed under PBI

Dhaka, July 24 (BAN/ AD): Mojammel Hossain Kishor father of Minni has demanded that the investigation of Rifat Sharif murder be held under the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI). As per police Minni has confessed to her involvement in the murder.

Ayesha Siddika Minni has been accused of involvement in murder of her husband Rifat, her father Mojammel, has requested Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Home Ministry and IGP that murder probe should be handed over to PBI. He said: “A group of politically influential people are trying to derail the investigation process and make my daughter [Minni] a scapegoat. “I no longer have trust in Barguna police.”

He also added “My daughter has become mentally disturbed due to police torture. She is in desperate need for treatment.” Rifat was murdered on June 26 in presence of his wife Minni. Minni was arrested on July 16 and was remanded for 5 days by court. Her statement has been recorded by court. On July 2 police gunned down prime accused Nayan Bond in a shootout.

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