An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-Manabendra Narayan Larma faction) was shot dead by the unidentified miscreants at Dosorpara area under Baghaichhari upazila of the district at early hours of Friday.
The deceased was identified as Bajjya Gulo Chakma alias Raja (45), son of Dhirendra Chakma of village Boradam in Baghaichhari upazila. He was working as a collector for PCJSS (MN Larma faction) for long.
Officer in-charge of Baghaichhari police station Ranjan Kumar Samonta, confirmed the incident and police recovered the body from the spot.
Quoting locals the OC said a group of armed terrorists cordoned off the house of Shantimoy Chakma at Dosorpara area at midnight.
“They later shot him after taking him out of the house, leaving him dead on the spot. The dead body was sent to Rangamati sadar hospital for autopsy,” the OC added.