Three more people have been arrested in connection with the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan in police firing in Cox’s Bazar.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested them from Baharchhara in Teknaf upazila on Tuesday noon.
The arrestees are Mohammad Ayas, M Nurul Amin and Mohammad Nazimuddin. All of them are witnesses in cases filed by police over the killing of the former army official.
They were later produced before a local court seeking a 10-day remand.
Earlier, the court placed former officer-in-charge of Teknaf Model Police Station Pradip Kumar Das, sub-inspector Liakat and one other on a seven-day remand while directed for interrogating four other policemen at the jail gate over the killing of Sinha.
Sinha was killed in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post in Teknaf upazila on July 31.
His elder sister Sharmin Shahriar Ferdous filed a case with Teknaf Senior Judicial Magistrate Court on August 5.
Seven police personnel, including Pradip and Liakat Ali, were suspended in connection with the killing.