Suspended Teknaf thana officer-in-charge (OC) Pradeep Kumar Das ensured retired major Sinha Md Rashed Khan's death by pressing throat with his leg, witness Shahedul Islam Sifat has said.
Sinha's accompany Sifat gave testimony in Sinha murder case at Cox's Bazar district and sessions judge court on Tuesday.
He said Sinha fell onto the ground and was crying after he was shot.
At the time OC Pradeep reached the spot, and privately talked to inspector Liaqat. Afterwards, Pradeep kicked Sinha at his chest and ensured his death by pressing the victim's throat by his leg (Pradeep).
On 31 July last year, Sinha was shot dead at the Shamlapur police check-post in Baharchhara Union of Cox's Bazar while returning to town after filming for a documentary.
On Monday, plaintiff and victim's sister Sharmin Sharia Ferdous in her testimony said following instructions of Teknaf thana suspended officer-in-charge Pradeep Kumar Das, inspector Liaqat shot Sinha Md Rashed to death.