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Rifat murder

Minni's bail hearing on July 30

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Court Correspondent :
The District and Sessions Judge's Court of Barguna on Tuesday fixed July 30 for hearing the petition seeking bail for Aysha Siddika Minni in the case filed over the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif.
Advocate Mahmudul Bari Aslam, General Secretary of Barguna District Lawyers' Association, filed the bail petition with the District and Sessions Court at 9:30am yesterday (Tuesday). Earlier, on Sunday, Barguna's Senior
Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Serajul Islam Gazi rejected her bail plea. Her appeal for medical treatment  in a hospital was also rejected.  
Minni was arrested on June 16 following a daylong interrogation in connection with the case. A day after, she was put on a five-day remand in the case.
She is the key witness of the Rifat murder that took place in front of Barguna Government College on June 26. Rifat Sharif, a 25-year-old internet service provider of the district, was indiscriminately hacked by a group of youths there.In a video footage of the incident that went viral in the social media, Minni was seen screaming and trying to save her husband from the assailants. Later, Rifat succumbed to his injuries on his way to Barisal Medical College Hospital.
On the same day, the victim's father filed the murder case with Barguna Sadar Police Station against 12 persons. The prime accused in the case, Nayon Bond, was killed in a "gunfight" with police on July 2.
Meanwhile, acting Senior Judicial Magistrate of Barguna, Yasin Arafat rejected a bail petition of Saimun, another accused in the case.

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