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Sinha murder: Rawa to go to high court on two issues

Former Teknaf Police Station OC Pradeep and then Inspector of Baharchhara Police Investigation Center Liaquat Ali have been sentenced to death in a murder case of retired Major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan. In addition, Teknaf police SI Nandadulal Rakshita, Constable Rubel Sharma and Sagar Dev, Baharchhara Marishbunia village. Nurul Amin, Mohammad Ayaz and Md. The court sentenced Nizam Uddin to life imprisonment.

The verdict was announced in the court of Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Ismail on Monday (January 31) afternoon.

But the Retired Armed Forces Officers Welfare Association (RAWA), an organization of retired army officers, has appealed to the high court to bring to justice those who have been convicted in the case and others involved in the murder conspiracy.

On Saturday (February 5) morning, the general secretary of RAWA retired Lt. Col. Md. Went to meet Sinha’s family in Uttara of the capital. A party led by Kamrul Islam. He later spoke to reporters about the issue.

Rawar’s general secretary said those convicted in the verdict would be appealed to the high court for an increase in their sentences.

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He further added that RAWA was working to ensure 100% confirmation of the verdict.

He also said that lawyers were being consulted to take legal action against anyone involved in the conspiracy.

Earlier, RAW members discussed the issue with Sinha’s sister Sharmin Shahriar Ferdous and other family members.

Retired Army Major Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan was shot dead by police at Shamlapur check post on Teknaf Marine Drive Road on the night of July 31, 2020. The police filed three cases (two in Teknaf and one in Ramu).

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On August 5, five days after the incident, Sinha’s elder sister Sharmin Shahriar Ferdous filed a murder case against Teknaf Police OC Pradeep Kumar Das, Baharchhara Investigation Center Inspector Liaquat Ali and nine other policemen in a Cox’s Bazar court. RAB is responsible for the investigation of these four cases.

Later, on December 13, 2020, the investigating officer and RAB-15 Cox’s Bazar Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Md. Khairul Islam. The indictment referred to Sinha’s murder as a “planned incident”. 63 people were witnessed in this.

Charges were framed against the accused on June 26. Then the testimony started from last 23rd August. Which ends on December 1. Later, on December 6 and 7, the accused were given statements under section 342. The verdict in the case was finally given on January 31.



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