Barguna Correspondent: Ayesha Siddika Minni gave confessional statement to his husband Rifat Sharif murder that took place in a broad day light in Barguna on June 26.
She made the statement under section 164 before the special court of Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Sirajul Islam Gazi on Friday afternoon.
The confessional statement resulted in ending the five-day remand term in three days. Later, the court sent her to jail. She was placed in a 5-day remand on Wednesday.
Barguna Sadar Police Station Inspector Humayun Kabir, also Investigation Officer (IO) of the case, confirmed the news.
He said, “Minni was produced before the court on Friday afternoon as she agreed to give confessional statement. The court recorded her statement under section 164.”
When asked whether Minni confessed to Rifat murder, he said, “She gave her statement before the court.”
It was learnt that Minni was produced before the court around 5:00pm on Friday. She was sent to jail from the court around 7:00pm.
Minni was no. 1 witness of the case filed over Rifat Sharif murder. She was taken to Barguna Police Lines on Tuesday morning for interrogation over the incident. Later around 9:00pm on the day, she was shown arrest in the case.
Minni’s husband Rifat Sharif was hacked to death in front of Barguna Government College in broad day light on June 26. The incident sparked outrages across after a video clip of the gruesome murder went viral on social media.
risingbd/Barguna/July 19, 2019/Rudra Ruhan/AKA