A member of a faction of United People’s Democratic Front was killed in a reported gunfight with rivals in Dewanpara area of Matiranga in Khagrachhari on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Arjun Chakma alias Borga, 38.
Matiranga police officer-in-charge Shamsuddin Bhuiyan said two UPDF groups locked into a gunfight over establishing supremacy in the area in the morning, killing Arjun on the spot.
Police went to the spot on information and took the body and a firearm from there, he said.
The body was sent to the general hospital for post-mortem examination, he said.
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