UPDF leader shot dead in Khagrachhari

Dhaka, Sunday   29 March 2020


UPDF leader shot dead in Khagrachhari

 Khagrachhari Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 09:28 PM, 22 April 2018  

Symbolic photo

Symbolic photo

A leader of United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) was gunned down and another man sustained bullet wound on Sunday in a clash over establishing supremacy in Mortila area of Panchhari upazila in Khagrachhari.

The deceased was identified as Sunil Bikash Tripura alias Kathang, 40, an organizer of UPDF Matiranga and Guimara units.

Police said another indigenous man Anata Tripura, 29, also sustained bullet injuries during the clash.

District unit UPDF leader Mikel Chakma alleged a group of armed members of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) opened fired on Bikash, killing him on the spot.  

However, PCJSS leaders denied the allegation.

Police said the injured was rushed to a local hospital.