PM directs to arrest killers of Rifat: Quader

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Dhaka, June 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed to arrest the killers of Rifat Sharif at any cost, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said on Thursday.

The minister said this while addressing at a press conference on his ministry’s ongoing development activities and contemporary issues held at the Secretariat.

In a reply to a question from a journalist, Quader said it is an isolated incident.

He said a man was already arrested over the murder and the process is on to arrest rest of the accused.

On Wednesday morning, Rifat Sharif, a resident of Sadar upazila, was hacked to death by four miscreants in front of the main gate of Barguna College.

Police arrested a youth named Chandan from BKP area in the town in connection with the killing of a man in front of his wife on Wednesday.

Dulal Sharif, the father of victim Rifat, filed a case against 12 people on Thursday.