- Suspended OC Pradeep, Inspector Liakat are among the remanded accused
- Four other accused will be interrogated at the jail gate for two days
- Sinha was killed in police firing in Cox's Bazar Marine Drive on July 31 night
- His sister filed a murder case on August 5
- OC Pradeep surrendered on August 6
A Cox's Bazar court has placed seven arrestees including four cops on seven-day remand in connection with the murder of retired Army major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan.
Tamanna Farah, judge of Teknaf Upazila Judicial Magistrate Court, passed the remand order on Wednesday, said lawyer Advocate Mohammad Mostofa.
The remaned accused are– Teknaf police station's suspended Officer-in-Charge (OC) Pradeep Kumar Das, Baharchhara police outpost's Inspector Liakat Ali and Sub-Inspector Nanda Dulal Rakkhit – and the three witnesses – Nurul Amin, Nizam Uddin and Md Ayas.
The court allowed interrogating the four other accused at the jail gate for two days.
The other accused are - Assistant Sub-Inspector Liton Miah and Constables Safanur Karim, Kamal Hossain and Abdullah Al Mamun.
The court also issued arrest warrants against the two other accused - Tutul and Md Mustafa.
Earlier on August 5, Sinha's sister Sharmin Shahria Ferdous filed a case with the Teknaf Upazila Judicial Magistrate court accusing Teknaf police station Officer-in-Charge Pradip, Baharchhara Check-post In-Charge Liakat among nine policemen for the killing his brother.
On August 6, OC Pradeep surrendered before the court.
On August 11, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained the three witnesses from Marishbunia area under Baharchara of Teknaf in connection with the murder. All of them were witnesses of the cases filed against Shipra Debnath and Shahedul Islam Sifat, who were arrested following Sinha's death.
Earlier on July 31 night, Sinha was killed in police firing in Cox's Bazar Marine Drive.