Unknown miscreants gunned down an activist of United Peoples Democratic front (UPDF) in Guimara upazila of Khagrachhari this morning.
Police identified the deceased as Ranjan Chakma alias Biswas, 45, son of late Nandia Chakma of Hajachhara in Laxmichhari upazila, our Khagrachhari correspondent reports quoting Superintendent of Police Majid Ali.
Niran Chakma, press and information secretary of UPDF, said miscreants opened fire at Ranjan in Pasuramghat area around 09:30am, leaving him dead on the spot.
He blamed the Santu Larma-led faction of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) for the killing.
On the other hand, Assistant Press and Information secretary of PCJSS Sajib Chakma denied any role of his party men in the murder.