Substantial progress into Sinha murder investigation: RAB DG
Published : Friday, 23 October, 2020 at 8:40 PM Count : 318
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun has said that they have made 'substantial' progress into the investigation of Major (Retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan murder case.
"The case [Major (Retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan murder] would be resolved very soon," he said.
The RAB DG was replying to queries of journalists after visiting the security arrangements at Ramna Kali Mandir in Dhaka on the occasion of holy Durga Puja on Friday.
Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun said, "We expect that Sinha murder case would be resolve soon. Progress into the investigation of the case is positive. It would not be right to tell anything more for the sake of investigation."
At night on July 31 last, Baharchhara Police Outpost in-charge Liakat shot Major (Retd) Sinha dead at Shamlapur Checkpost along the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive.
Later, a murder case was filed against the then (later suspended) officer-in-charge (OC) of Teknaf Police Station Pradip Kumar Das and eight others. Of the accused, seven have so far surrendered. Later, seven more people including three witnesses, three APBn members and a constable were included in the case filed by police.
RAB has been investigating the case. The investigators questioned the accused in remand under phases. Following the remand, three APBn members, Inspector Liakat and SI Nanda Dulal Rakkhit gave confessional statements under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure (CrPC). Sespended OC Pradip Kumar Das refrained from giving confessional statement to court.