Court accepts Sinha murder charge sheet

COX’S BAZAR, Dec 21, 2020 (BSS) – A court here today accepted the charge sheet against 15 people, including former OC of Teknaf police station Pradip Kumar Das, over the murder case of retired major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan.

Judge Tamanna Farah of the Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate Court took the charge sheet into cognizance and issued an arrest warrant for former Teknaf police station assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Sagar Deb.

The court has also acquitted Shipra Debnath and Sifat from the charges, Public Prosecutor (PP) of Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge’s Court Advocate Faridul Alam confirmed the matter to BSS.

On December 13, the investigating officer of the two cases, RAB Assistant Superintendent of Police Biman Chandra Karmakar submitted the report to the Teknaf and Ramu courts.

The charge sheet stated that the investigation of the case did not find out the involvement of Shipra and Sipat with drugs.

Retired Major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan was allegedly shot dead by police at the Shamlapur check post in Teknaf on the night of July 31.

On August 5, Sinha’s sister Sharmin Shahriar Ferdous filed a case against nine people with Cox’s Bazar court. RAB has been entrusted with investigation of the case.

So far 14 people have been arrested in the case.

The arrestees are- OC Pradeep Kumar Das, eight policemen including Inspector Liaquat Ali and three members of APBN and three locals.

Another accused ASI Sagar Dev remains absconding.


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