Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has taken the three main accused into custody for interrogation in the retired major Sinha Mohammed Rashed Khan killing case. The three accused are the recently suspended officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das, Baharchhara Police Outpost In-charge Inspector Liaqat Ali and the police station’s Sub-inspector (SI) Nanadulal Rakkhit.
A team of RAB members went to Cox’s Bazar District Jail after 11.00am on Tuesday and took them into their custody. Lieutenant Colonel Ashique Billah, director of RAB's legal and media wing, confirmed the news. It can be here mentioned that a Cox’s Bazar court granted a seven-day remand for them.
Earlier on Monday, the committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan in police firing, interrogated Pradeep Kumar Das and two other accused at Cox's Bazar District Jail.
Major (retd) Sinha was killed in police firing in Teknaf on the night of July 31. His elder sister Sharmin Shahria Ferdaus filed a murder case accusing nine on August 5. On the same day, Pradeep was withdrawn from Teknaf Police Station.