An activist of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Samhati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by criminals in front of a hotel in Panchhari upazila on Thursday evening.
The victim was identified as Rony Tripura, 32, of the same upazila.
Dulal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Panchhari Police Station, said criminals opened fire on Rony around 7:00pm and fled the scene, leaving him critically injured.
Later, he was taken to Panchhari Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.
Sudarshan Chakma, student affairs secretary of the PCJSS, alleged that members of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) killed Rony.