Hearing against Minni’s bail in husband’s murder case Feb 2

A court here on Sunday fixed February 2 for further hearing on a petition seeking cancellation of Aysha Siddika Minni’s bail in a case filed over the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif.

Barguna district and special court judge Md Asaduzzaman fixed the date after hearing on a petition filed by state.

The court also testified two witnesses.

Minni’s lawyer Mahbubul Bari Aslam said that the petition for cancellation of bail was filed on January 8 and court also issued a show cause notice asking them why Minni’s bail would not be cancelled. Later, they submitted their written reply on January 15.

Later, the court fixed today for hearing.

Rifat Sharif was hacked to death in broad daylight in the district town of Barguna on June 26 last.

He was attacked with sharp weapons near the main gate of Barguna Government College while his wife Minni appeared to be trying to protect him from the attackers.

Twenty-four people were accused in the murder case filed by Rifat’s father. The young man’s wife, Minni, initially named as a witness, was later arrested on July 16, and made an accused in the case.

The main accused, Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayon Bond, was killed in a reported gunfight with law enforcers on July 2.

The High Court on August 29 granted bail to Minni on conditions that she would remain in her father’s custody and refrain from talking to the media.

source: UNB