Major Sinha murder
Sifat gets bail; cases handed over to RAB
Shahedul Islam Sifat, who accompanied slain Major (retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan, has also secured bail in two cases filed by police.
Senior Judicial Magistrate (Teknaf-3) Tamanna Farah granted the bail on Monday.
Later, the cases--drug and murder--were handed over to Rapid Action Battalion for investigation, Sifat's lawyer Adv Md Mostafa confirmed.
Now, the RAB will investigate all four cases filed over Sinha's murder. Of those, two cases have been filed with Teknaf Police Station, one has been with Ramu Police Station while the rest one has been with Cox's Bazar court on behalf of Sinha's family.
Earlier on Sunday, Shipra Debnath, a witness of Major Sinha murder case, also obtained bail in a drug case.
Both Sifat and Shipra are students of Stamford University who accompanied slain Major (retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan.
On July 31 night, Major (retd) Sinha was killed in police firing during the searching at Baharchhara Police Checkpost.
On August 5, slain Sinha's sister Sharmin Shahria Ferdous filed a murder case against nine policemen including inspector Liakat Ali and OC Pradeep Kumar Das with the Cox's Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate Court.