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Over 100 lawyers to provide legal aid to Minni

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Staff Reporter  :
Over one hundred lawyers stationed in Dhaka will provide legal assistance to Aysha Siddika Minni, wife of Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in broad daylight in Barguna.
Police arrested Minni to interrogate her about the murder.
On Thursday, police produced her in the court to record her statement in the case. Later, she was sent to jail.
Lawyers of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust, Ain-O-Salish Kendra, Nijera Kari, ALRD and several other organizations have decided to go to Barguna to provide legal assistance to Minni.
Minni was produced in Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate court on Wednesday for remand without any lawyer to defend her.
The incident sparked much criticism and outrage on social media and people familiar with the laws and Constitution are of the view that it was a violation of her constitutional and human rights

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