7 accused in ex-major Sinha death case sent to jail
Live Correspondent: Seven accused in the case filed
over the death of Maj (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan were sent to jail rejecting their bail plea as they surrendered to Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate Court here today.
The court also granted a seven-day remand for first three accused and asked the investigation agency Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to quiz the four others at the jail gate on RAB’s plea of 10-day remand for the seven accused.
Judge of the senior judicial magistrate court Helal Uddin passed the order.
Public prosecutor Advocate Faridul Islam stood for the state while Advocate Rakhal Chandra Mitra and Advocate Md Jakaria represented the accused in the court.
On Wednesday, Sinha’s elder sister Sharmin Shahriya Ferdous filed a case accusing nine persons in the death incident of the retired army officer.
The accused are Liakat Ali, officer-in-charge of Shamlapur Baharchhara investigation centre, Teknaf thana OC Pradip Kumar Das, sub-inspector (SI) Nanda Dulal Rakkhit, constables Safanur Karim, Kamal Hossain and Abdullah Al Mamun, assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs) Liton Mia and Tutul and Constable Md Mostafa.
On that day, the court took the case in cognizance giving order to elite force RAB to investigate the incident.
It also asked Taknaf than to record the case as a regular one while the case was filed at the police station after the court order reached there at 10pm on Wednesday.
Members of RAB and police took Teknaf OC Pradip Kumar Das, the number 2 accused in the case, to Cox’s Bazar court this morning from his Chattogram residence where he was staying on leave showing the
cause of illness. Six others accused were taken to the court in the afternoon.
Dhaka, 07 August (campuslive24.com)//MI