Rifat murder: One held
Police on Thursday morning detained a man in connection with the killing of a youth in front of his wife in broad day light in Barguna district town on Wednesday.
Superintendent of Barguna police Maruf Hossain said the arrested man is identified as Chandan.
Earlier this morning, Dulal Sharif, father of victim Rifat Sharif, 22, filed a case with Sadar Police Station accusing 12 people.
A police hunt is on to arrest the other accused, Maruf Hossain said.
Four miscreants swooped on Sharif at the main gate of Barguna College as soon as he dropped his wife there on Wednesday morning.
The attackers chopped Sharif with sharp weapons, leaving him critically injured.
The injured was first taken to Barguna Sadar Hospital and, later, shifted to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where he died around 4pm.