Sinha Murder: RAB arrests 3 more from Cox’s Bazar

RAB 15 Deputy Commander Major Mehedi Hasan confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained three more suspects over the murder of Army Major (rtd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan.

The three suspects, Nurul Amin, Nizam Uddin, and Md Ayas were held from Cox’s Bazar’s Shamlapur area on Tuesday noon.

RAB 15 Deputy Commander Major Mehedi Hasan confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

On July 31, Major (rtd) Sinha was killed in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post.

Sharmin Shahriar Ferdous, elder sister of Sinha, filed a case at Teknaf Senior Judicial Magistrate Court on Wednesday.

Major (retd) Sinha along with Sifat and Shipra went to Cox’s Bazar for making a documentary film on travelling.

Sifat along with Sinha was staying in a resort in Himchhari from where police detained Shipra.

Seven police personnel, including Teknaf police station officer-in-charge Pradeep Kumar Das and Inspector Liakat Ali, were suspended in connection with the killing of Sinha.

Other suspended policemen include Sub-Inspector Nandadulal Rakshit, Assistant Sub-Inspector Liton Miya, Constables Shafanur Rahman, Kamal Hossain, and Abdullah Al Mamun.

OC Pradeep, Inspector Liakat, and SI Nandadulal Rakshit were placed on a seven-day remand while the rest were sent to jail by a court on Thursday.

They all were accused in a case filed over Sinha’s murder by his sister with a Cox’s Bazar court.


©Dhaka Tribune