Miscreants were stabbing a young man with sharp weapons in broad daylight. The hapless youth was trying to parry the blows while the youth’s wife was also trying her best to ward-off the criminals. But her efforts went in vain as the youth soon died. This incident took place in College Road area of Barguna district on Wednesday morning.
A video of this shocking incident has gone viral on the social media.
The deceased, Shah Neyaj Rifat Sharif, 25, was the son of Halim Dulal from Burirchar union of Barguna sadar upazila.
Witnesses said, Rifat Sharif was attacked while he was coming back from Barguna Government College where his wife Ayesha Siddika studies. Local miscreants named Noyon, Rifat and two others swooped on him at the college's gate.
Rifat Sharif was rushed to Barguna General Hospital and later shifted to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, where he was declared dead, Manjurul Islam, one of Rifat’s friend, told Prothom Alo.
Rifat had enmity with Noyon over his marriage with Ayesha, he added.
Rifat’s friends said that Noyon is son of some Abu Bakar Siddique of Barguna Government College hostel area. Noyon started claiming Ayesha as his former wife after Rifat married her two months ago.
Noyon also hacked Ayesha’s facebook page and posted obscene content from it, they claimed.
“I can’t even think how could they hack my nephew in such brutal manner…,” Rifat’s uncle Salam Sharif told Prothom Alo.
Abir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Barguna police station, said they have conducted a drive to nab the killers.
Barguna police and Detective Branch (DB) are jointly conducting drives to detain Noyon, he added.
The OC also said Noyon was accused in a number of other cases.