UPDF activist shot dead in Khagrachhari
Published : Friday, 15 March, 2019 at 4:31 PM Count : 253
A United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) activist was shot to death in Panchhari upazila of Khagrachhari district on Friday noon.
Deceased Susamay Chakma, 46, hailed from Kerechhari area in Naniarchar upazila. He lived in Latiban area in Panchhari upazila for long.
He was the Panchhari upazila organizer of Prasit Bikash Khasi-led UPDF, said Panchhari Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Nurul Alam.
Local sources said a group of armed people opened fire on Susamay in Akshaypara area, leaving him dead on the spot.
Maichel Chakma, another organizer of UPDF, blamed Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS-MN Larma) for the murder.
But Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS-MN Larma) vice-information and publicity secretary Prashanta Chakma denied the allegation, reports a Bangla online newspaper.