Arrest warrants have been issued against Teknaf police station Officer-in-Charge Pardip Kumar Das, Baharchhara Check-post In-Charge Liyakat among nine policemen over the killing of retired Army major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan in police firing.
Mohammad Ashek Elahi Shahjahan Noori, administrative official of Cox's Bazar Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court, confirmed the matter to The Business Standard.
On Wednesday, Sinha's sister Sharmin Shahria Ferdous filed a case with the court of Teknaf Upazila Judicial Magistrate court.
Inspector of Baharchhara Police Investigation Centre Liyakat Ali and Officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station Prodip Kumar Das were made first and second accused of the case respectively.
Other accused are - policemen Nando Dulal Rakkhit, Safanur Karim, Kamal Hossain, Md Abdullah Al Mmaun, Liton Miah, Tutul, and Md Mustafa.
Earlier on Friday night, Sinha was killed in police firing in Cox's Bazar Marine Drive. A witness said he saw the police firing in which Major (Retd) Sinha was shot and died later. Claiming the incident a murder, he said everything happened in just 30 minutes.