A Cox’s Bazar court on Monday sentenced former OC Pradeep Kumar Das and police inspector Liakat Ali to death and six others to life term imprisonment in the Maj (retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan murder case.
The six lifers are constable Sagar Dev, sub-inspector Nandolal Rakkhit, constable Rubel Sharma, Nurul Amin, Md Nizamuddin, and Ayaz Uddin.
District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Ismail pronounced the judgment in presence of all the 15 accused, said Public Prosecutor Faridul Alam.
The court, however, acquitted seven other accused.
The 15 accused were brought to the court from Cox’s Bazar district jail at 2 pm.
Of the 15 accused, 12 had given confessional statements before the court except Pradeep, Sagar Dev, and Rubel.