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6th phase of testimony in Sinha murder case begins today

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Published: 10:06, 25 October 2021   Update: 10:18, 25 October 2021
6th phase of testimony in Sinha murder case begins today

A Cox’s Bazar court started the sixth phase of testimonial statements in a case filed over the murder of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan.

Advocate Faridul Alam, Public Prosecutor (PP) of Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judges Court, confirmed the matter around 9 am on Monday (October 25).

10 witnesses of the case will be produced before the court today, the prosecutor said, adding that the testimony will continue till Wednesday (October 27).

Major Sinha (Retd) was shot dead by the police at the Shamlapur police check post under Baharchhara union in Teknaf Upazila on July 31 last year.

Sinha’s sister filed a murder case with the Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court accusing nine people, including then OC Pradeep and inspector Liakat Ali on August 5. All nine policemen accused were dismissed from the force.

Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Mohammad Khairul Islam, investigating officer of RAB-15, filed the chargesheet in the case on December 13 last year, accusing 15 people and naming 83 witnesses, after more than four months of investigation.