Sinha murder: Case filed against 9 including OC

A case has been filed against nine persons including OC of Teknaf Thana in connection with the killing of retired army Major Sinha Md Rashed.

Rashed’s sister Sharmin Shariar Ferdous filed the case with Teknaf Magistrate Court on Wednesday.

After that, the court of Tamanna Farah directed the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to probe the case.

The court also ordered to submit its probe report within seven working days.

The main accused in the case is Baharchhara probe centre in-charge Liakat Ali and second accused is Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Teknaf Thana Pradip Kumar Das.

Rashed, who also served as a Special Security Force (SSF) member, was killed reportedly in police firing at Shamlapur police check-post in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf on 31 August night.

Immediately after the incident, authorities withdrew 16 policemen, including the check-post in-charge, who were on duty at the scene in Teknaf’s Marine Drive.


The home ministry has formed a high-level community that launched an investigation into the killing.