Rifat died of six deep wounds: physician

Dhaka, Thursday   27 June 2019

Rifat died of six deep wounds: physician

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:51 PM, 27 June 2019  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

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Rifat Sharif died of excessive bleeding from six deep wounds on his body, said the doctor of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH). 

On Thursday, Dr Jamil Hossain, an assistant professor of Surgery Department of SBMCH told this after autopsy. 

“Especially, due to sharp weapon attack on the neck, his veins were severed that prompted his death. This resulted in so much bleeding, that in the meantime, Rifat died in a short time,” he also said. 

The details will be confirmed in the autopsy report, the doctor said.

Earlier at around 11:00 am, SBMCH authorities formed a three-member committee led by Jamil Hossain, assistant professor of Surgery Department for the autopsy of the body. 

The remaining two members are — Dr Maidul Hossain, lecturer of Forensic Medicine Department and Dr Soheli Akhtar Tanni. 

Earlier, Rifat Sharif’s body was brought to SBMCH Hospital Mortuary at around 10:00 am. The autopsy going on from 11:10 am to 12:00 pm. After autopsy, relatives left Barishal to Barguna with Rifat Sharif’s body at 1:00 pm.   

Meanwhile, Barishal Kotoali Model Thana SI Saidul Islam examined the body. Later, he confirmed the injury marks on the head, the right side of neck, the right side of the chest, left hand, and granny finger.  

Rifat was hacked to death by Nayan Bond and his associates in front of Barguna Government College on Wednesday morning. Rifat was first brought to Barguna Sadar Hospital and later to Barisal Sher-E Bangla Medical College Hospital. There he died in the afternoon. CCTV footage of the murder went viral on Facebook. The police arrested one person in this incident.