A Cox’s Bazar court has granted bail to Stamford University student Shipra Rani Devnath, one of the two companions of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed, in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Delwar Hossain passed the order after her lawyer placed a petition seeking bail in the case.
Shipra’s lawyer Arup Barua Topu said Shipra has been granted bail until submission of charge sheet in the case.
On the other hand, Tamanna Farah, acting judge of senior judicial magistrate court (Teknaf-3) also fixed the date for the bail hearing the statement of Sinha’s another companion Rifatul Islam Sifat.
Sifat’s lawyer Mahbub Alam Tipu said that Sifat was made accused in three cases, including that of a murder.
Major (retd) Sinha was killed in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post on July 31.