All the 14 accused were produced before the court today for verdict in the sensational murder
Judge Md Hafizur Rahman of Barguna's children court has started reading the verdict against the 14 juvenile accused in the sensational Rifat Sharif murder case.
All the 14 accused were produced before the court today for verdict in the sensational murder.
Among the 14 accused, eight were on bail and the rest in the children's ward of Barguna jail.
Ahead of the verdict, police have been put on alert in Barguna's children's court.
A total of 74 witnesses testified against the 14 accused, aged between 14 and 17, according to court sources.
Rifat was hacked in broad daylight in front of Barguna Government College on June 26 last year. He died at Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital on the same day.
On September 30, the District and Sessions Judge's Court delivered the verdict on the 10 adult accused.
The court handed down death sentences to six, including Rifat's wife Ayesha Siddika Minni, and acquitted the four others.