Major (retd) Sinha murder: 8 accused taken to Cox’s Bazar court
04:51 PM, August 06, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:11 PM, August 06, 2020

Major (retd) Sinha murder: OC Pradeep, Inspector Liaqat, SI Nandadulal remanded

4 other accused sent to jail

Officer-in-Charge of Teknaf Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das and Inspector Liaqat Ali, in-charge of Baharchhara Police Investigation Centre, and Sub-Inspector Nandadulal Raxit were each placed on seven-day remand today in connection with the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan.

The court of Teknaf Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Helal Uddin passed the order after the investigation officer of the case sought 10-day remand for each, said Mohammad Mustafa, lawyer of the plaintiff of the case.

Besides, the court sent four other accused to jail after rejecting their bail petitions during a hearing in presence of seven of the nine accused in the case.

Earlier, six accused, including prime accused Inspector Liaqat Ali were taken to court at Cox's Bazar Deputy Commissioner's office around 3:45pm, reports our Cox's Bazar correspondent.

They were taken with police escort hours after arrest warrants were issued against them and Pradeep Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station. A case was recorded over the death of the retired army officer yesterday.

Additional members of law enforcement agencies were deployed in the court premises. A large number of people thronged the deputy commissioner's office compound when the seven accused were taken to court.

Meanwhile, OC Pradeep Kumar Das surrendered before the same court during the hearing.

Earlier, a team of Chattogram Metropolitan Police took Pradeep to court around 5:00pm, hours after they took him into custody.

On Wednesday night, the court issued arrest warrants against the nine accused including the OC in the case.

Sinha's elder sister Sharmen Shahria Ferdush filed the case with Teknaf Senior Judicial Magistrate Court yesterday.

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