Upazila chairman shot dead in Rangamati
Rangamati: The chairman of Naniarchar upazila parishad was shot to death by some unidentified miscreants at Naniarchar Bazar of Rangamati on Thursday.
The deceased is Shaktiman Chakma, in his fifties, a leader of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma faction).
Abdul Latif, officer-in-charge of Naniarchar Police Station, said a group of miscreants swooped on Shaktiman and opened fire on him while he was going to office around 10:30am, leaving him critically injured.
Later, he was rushed to Upazila Health Complex where the duty doctor declared him dead.
The victim’s assistant, Rupam Chakma, was also injured during the incident, police said.
The motive behind the killing could not be known immediately, the OC added.