21 cops suspended over killing of ex-Army major in Teknaf

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Chattogram, Aug 03: The authorities on Sunday suspended 21 police officers, including the in-charge, of Baharchhara police outpost in connection with the killing of a retired army major Major of Bangladesh Army on Marine Drive road in Teknaf.

Khandaker Golam Faruq, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Chattogram Range confirmed the matter and said a probe body formed by the Home Ministry has been investigating the matter.

Retired Major Sinha Md Rashed was killed in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post on Friday night.

Two people were arrested and two separate cases were filed in this regard, Superintendent of Police ABM Masud Hossain said on Saturday.