School student arrested over Rifat murder

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Barguna, July 11: Police arrested a school student in a case filed for murder of Rifat Sharif in Barguna on Wednesday night.The arrestee was identified as Ratul, a student of class nine at a school in College Road of the city. Police didn’t disclose further any details about the arrestee.

With this, the law enforcers arrested 12 people in connection with the sensational murder.

Humayun Kabir, investigation officer of the case and also officer-in-charge of Barguna Sadar Police Station, said he (Ratul) will be produced before the court today.

Prime accused in the case Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayan Bond was killed in a reported gunfight with police on July 2.

Rifat Sharif, 22, was hacked to death by criminals, in front of his wife Ayesha Siddiqua Minni, in broad daylight on June 26. The incident sparked outrage across the country.

Father of the deceased filed a case with the sadar police station in this connection on June 27.