Sinha Mohammed Rashed Khan

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Sinha Mohammed Rashed Khan
Died(2020-07-31)July 31, 2020
Cox's Bazar–Tekhnaf Marine Drive, Bangladesh
Service/branchBangladesh Army

Sinha Md Rashed Khan (Bengali: সিনহা মোঃ রাশেদ খান; died 31 July 2020) Alias Major Sinha was a Major[1][2] in the Bangladesh Army[3] and He also served in the Special Security Force (SSF)[4][5] to protect Prime Minister of Bangladesh.[1][2] Who was murdered by Bangladesh Police.[6][7][4][8][9][10]

Personal life

Sinha had just become a Lieutenant when his father freedom fighter Ershad Khan, also a former deputy secretary Ministry of Finance, died in 2007.[5] He has two sisters. the elder sister English medium school teacher and the younger sister emigrated to the United States she worked for Amazon.[5]


Sinha received a commission from the Bangladesh Army for a 51 BMA long course.[5] He voluntarily retired in 2018.


On 31 July 2020 night, former Major Sinha Rashed Khan was shot dead by police at the Baharchara check post in Shamlapur UP on Marine drive Road in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar.[11]


The Prime Minister has assured a proper investigation into the murder of the retired army chief.[8][12] Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said that no one will be spared in the case of the murder of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan. Action will be taken against those involved after receiving the investigation report.[9] The Standing Committee of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has expressed concern over the July 31 shooting death of former army chief Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan.[13]

In the media



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Alleged murder of former bodyguard of PM rocks Bangladesh". 2020-08-10.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Alleged murder of former bodyguard of Sheikh Hasina rocks Bangladesh". 2020-08-10.
  3. "সিনহা রাশেদ নিহতের ঘটনায় পুলিশ ও ডিজিএফআই'র পরস্পরবিরোধী ভাষ্য". 2020-08-10.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "পুলিসের গুলিতে শেখ হাসিনার প্রাক্তন বডিগার্ডের মৃত্যু, বাংলাদেশে তোলপাড়". 2020-08-10.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Sinha's sister: The voice of justice should not be silenced". 2020-08-10.
  6. "সাবেক মেজর সিনহা নিহত: পুলিশের ১৬ সদস্য প্রত্যাহার". 2020-08-10.
  7. "সিনহা রাশেদ হত্যাকাণ্ড". 2020-08-10.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Bangladesh PM Hasina assures 'proper' probe, trial in retired army major killing". 2020-08-10.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Committee formed to probe ex-army major's killing in Cox's Bazar". 2020-08-10.
  10. "Ex-Major Sinha Murder Case: 7 policemen sent to jail". The Daily Star. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  11. "Committee formed to probe ex-army major's killing in Cox's Bazar". 2 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  12. "PM Hasina assures ex-major Sinha's mother of fair trial". 4 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  13. "BNP expresses concern over extrajudicial killings Staff Correspondent". 1 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2019.

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