Dhaka, Aug. 2 -- An additional superintendent of police in the district, the general officer commanding of the army's 10th Infantry Division, and a representative of Cox's Bazar area commander will work as members of an inquiry committee headed by Additional District Magistrate Mohammad Shajahan Ali.

The home ministry on Saturday gave the committee seven days to file its findings.

The police said they opened fire in self-defence when the retired army major, Sinha Md Rashed Khan, brandished a gun following an altercation during a search of his vehicle at a check-post at Shamlapur along the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive around 10:30am on Friday

Apart from seizing firearms and drugs, the police also detained a person from the scene and ...