OC Pradeep, Inspector Liakat among 7 policemen suspended
Seven police personnel including former officer-in-charge (OC) of Teknaf Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das–who are accused of Major (Retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan murder case–have been suspended from their posts.
Other suspended police personnel are Baharchhara Police Outpost’s in-charge Inspector Liakat Ali, SI Nanda Dulal Rakshit, ASI Liton Mia, constable Safanur Karim, constable Kamal Hossain and constable Abdullah Al Mamun.
Cox’s Bazar police super ABM Masud Hossain confirmed the media about it on Friday night.
He said OC Pradeep Kumar Das and Inspector Liakat Ali have been suspended by Police Headquarters in Dhaka, while the rest were suspended by the Cox’s Bazar District Police.
Sinha’s eldest sister Sharmin Sharia Ferdousi filed a murder case with Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate Tamanna Farha’s court on Wednesday accusing nine police personnel including OC Pradeep Kumar Das and Inspector Liakat Ali for ordering and killing of her brother. Among the nine accused of the case, seven accused including OC Pradeep surrendered to the court and the court ordered to send them to jail.
It may be mentioned that 36-year-old former Army officer Major (Retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan was killed in police firing at Shamlapur Police Checkpost of Baharchhara union of Teknaf Marine Drive of Cox’s Bazar at night on July 31 last. Baharchhara Police Outpost’s in-charge Inspector Liakat Ali fired at Major (Retd) Sinha. The slain army official was buried at the military graveyard in Dhaka.