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PM assures ex-Major Rashed's mother of proper probe

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BSS, Dhaka :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said persons responsible for the killing of retired Army Major Sinha Md Rashed would be brought to justice after proper investigation as she called his mother over phone.
"The Prime Minister on Tuesday assured Rashed's family of carrying out a proper probe into the killing and trying the persons responsible," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.
Karim said the premier consoled Rashed's mother and also assured his family of providing financial assistance.
He said Rashed's mother thanked the premier for enquiring about their family.
Rashed, who also served as a Special Security Force (SSF) agent, was killed reportedly in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post in Teknaf on Friday night.
Immediately after the incident, authorities concerned withdrew 16 policemen, including the check-post in-charge, who were on duty at the scene on Marine Drive road in Teknaf.
Home ministry has launched an investigation into the killing, forming a high-level committee.

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