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Bail hearing for Minni today

 Barguna Correspondent

 Published: 12:50 PM, 21 July 2019   Updated: 12:50 PM, 21 July 2019

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The Bail petition has been submitted for Aisha Siddiqua Minni, the only and prime witness of the widely discussed Rifat Sharif murder case in Barguna, also Rifat’s wife.

Barguna District Lawyers Association General Secretary Adv. Mahbubul Bari Aslam applied for the bail hearing on Sunday morning. As a result of the petition, the case has been placed on the working list of the Senior Judicial Magistrate Court of Barguna on Sunday.

Barguna Senior Judicial Magistrate's Court GRO Md. Hannan confirmed the matter, accepting Minnie's bail plea and was included in the court's task list for the hearing. The hearing could be held at around 11pm on Sunday, he said.

Minnie's lawyer Advocate Md. Mahbubul Bari Aslam said, "We have applied for Minnie's bail hearing." I will argue in court for Minni’s bail.

Rifat's father, Dulal Sharif, and Minni's father Mozammel Hossain Kishore have been present in the court following the information of Minnie's bail hearing.

On July 16, at around 9:30 am on Tuesday, police took Minni with her father Mozammel Hossain Kishore to the Barguna police line to interrogate and record her statement from her father's house in Barguna's Mitha area. Police arrested Minni at 9.00 pm after a long 10-hour interrogation.

Police then filed a seven-day remand for Minnie in Barguna's Judicial Magistrate Court around 3pm on Wednesday. After the hearing, judge Mohammad Sirajul Islam Gazi granted a five-day remand on Minni.

On Thursday, Barguna SP Maruf Hossain said, “After interrogation on Tuesday and Wednesday in police remand, Minni admitted that she was involved in the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif. She was also involved with the murder plot.”

Then on Friday afternoon, Minnie confessed in the same court that she was involve in the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif. The court later sent her jail.

Till now, 15 accused have been arrested in Rifat Sharif murder case. Among them, the 14 accused, including Minnis, confessed to the court admitting the involvement in the Rifat murder. Besides, the 3rd accused Rishon Farazi still in remand. And the main accused of the case Nayan Bond was killed in a gunfight.