The victim was hacked to death in front of his wife
Police have arrested three people in connection with the murder of Rifat Sharif, who was hacked to death in front of his wife, in Barguna on Wednesday.
They were arrested from different areas in different times on Thursday.
Confirming the matter, Barguna Superintendent of Police (SP) Maruf Hossain said: "Two of the arrestees were identified as Chandan and Hasan while the third one remains unidentified."
Chandan and Hasan were named as the fourth and ninth accused respectively in the case filed over the incident.
Dulal Sharif, father of the victim Rifat Sharif, 22, filed a case against 12 people on Thursday morning, said Abir Mohmmad Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sadar police station.
In the case statements, Sabbir Hossain has been named as the main accused in the case and mastermind of the incident.
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According to witnesses, three people hacked Rifat with sharp weapons near the main gate of Barguna College on Wednesday morning, right in front of his wife and other onlookers, leaving him critically injured.
Although he was rushed to Barguna General Hospital, and later moved to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, the duty doctors declared him dead around 4pm.
The entire incident was captured in a video that went viral on social media platforms. It showed the miscreants hacking at Rifat indiscriminately while his wife was trying to save him.