The committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan in police firing, is quizzing three accused including former Teknaf Police Station Officer-in-Charge Pradeep Kumar Das at Cox’s Bazar District Jail.
Confirming the matter, Md Mokammel Hossain, superintendent of the district jail, told that the quizzing began this morning.
The four-member probe committee reached the jail around 11:00am, he said.
Later they started to quiz Pradeep, Inspector Liaqat Ali and Sub-inspector Nandadulal Rakshit, accused of murdering Maj (retd) Sinha.
The probe committee members are: Chattogram Additional Divisional Commissioner (Development) Mahmud Mizanur Rahman; Representative of the armed forces division of Bangladesh Army Lt Col SM Sazzad Hossain; Additional Deputy Inspector General (Chattogram range) Mohammad Zakir Hossain and Cox’s Bazar District’s Additional Magistrate Md Shahjahan Ali.
Major (retd) Sinha was killed in police firing in Teknaf on July 31 night.
His elder sister Sharmin Shahria Ferdaus filed the murder case accusing nine policemen on August 5.
On the same day Pradeep was withdrawn from Teknaf Police Station.
On August 6, a local court sent seven of the nine accused to the district jail rejecting their bail petitions.
Source : The Daily Star