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UPDF activist shot dead in Rangamati

Staff Correspondent

07 March 2019,Thursday, 20:06



Unidentified miscreants on Thursday gunned down an activist of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) at Bongol Toli area of Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati district.

The victim, identified as Chikkodhan Chakma, 45, was an upazila coordinator of UPDF, a Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political group.

Quoting witnesses, police said that unknown miscreants shot him near BT school around 11:00 am while he was going to market riding on a motorcycle.

He succumbed to his injuries on the spot.

On information, Muhammad MA Monzurul Alam, officer-in-charge of Baghaichhari Police Station, said a team of police and army rushed to the spot to retrieve the body.

A tense situation was prevailing in the area and additional members of the joint forces were deployed there immediately.

 

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