Rifat murder : Rifat Farazi put on 7-day remand

Rifat murder : Rifat Farazi put on 7-day remand

A court in Barguna on Wednesday placed Rifat Farazi, an accused in Rifat Shairf murder case, on a 7-day remand.

Rifat Farazi, son of Dulal Farazi of Dhansiri area of the municipality, is the number two accused in the sensational case.

Md Sirajul Islam Gazi, senior judicial magistrate of Barguna, passed the order when Md Humayun Kabir, Inspector of Sadar Police Station and the investigation officer (IO) of the case, sought a 10-day remand for interrogating him.

In the early hours today, a police team arrested Rifat Farazi from the municipality area.

The main accused, Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayon Bond, was killed in a reported gunfight with police in the Sadar upazila on Tuesday.

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

Nine people, including six FIR-named accused, have so far been arrested over the murder.

On Monday, two accused -- Mohammad Oli and Tanvir Hossain -- reportedly confessed before a court here to their involvement in the killing.