Two PCJSS faction leaders killed in Rangamati

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:37, Aug 15,2019


Two leaders of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma) were shot dead at Babupara area of Baghaichari town in Rangamati early Monday.

The victims were identified as Shatasiddhi Chakma, 38, general secretary of PCJSS-MN Larma backed Juba Samiti’s central committee, and Eno Chakma, 35, general secretary of the youth organisation’s Baghaichari upazila unit.

Jasi Chakma, a leader of the faction, said Shatasiddhi and Eno Chakma came under attack by a group of armed people at the house of one Ripon Chakma near a community centre at  Babupara area at about 2:30am.

The duo died on the spot, he said.

AM Manjurul Alam, officer-in-charge of Baghaichari Police Station said on information they rushed the spot, took the bodies and sent them to Khagrachari General Hospital for post mortem examination.

He, however, could not say the motive behind the murders.

A case was lodged with the police station in this connection on Tuesday but none was arrested so far he said.

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