Jubo League leader shot dead by Rohingya

A Jubo League leader was shot dead reportedly by Rohingyas at Jadimura in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Omar Faruk, 30, president of Ward No 9 unit of Jubo League and son of Abdul Monaf.

Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, confirmed the matter adding that local people spotted the bullet-hit body of Omar Faruk and informed police about it around 11 pm. Later, police recovered the body and sent it to local hospital for autopsy.

Osman Goni, elder brother of Faruk, alleged that a group of Rohingyas picked Faruk up from near his house and gunned him down at a nearby hill. A case was filed with Teknaf police station in this regard. Police are investigating the incident, said the OC.