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PCJSS man shot dead in Khagrachhari

Update : 05 Apr 2014, 12:26 PM

A member of Parbattya Chattagram Jana Sanghity Samity (PCJSS) has been shot dead at Laxmichhari upazila of the hill district on Saturday afternoon.

An associate of the PCJSS member sustained a bullet wound in the incident.

The deceased was identified as Narayon Chandra Marma, 26, an active member of PCJSS, Laxmichhari Upazila unit and his injured associate was identified as Zimith Chakma, 16.

Sub Inspector Mohammad Bahar Mia of Laxmichhari police station said: “A gang with 10 to 12 miscreants opened firing on the duo near a road adjacent to Laxmichhari upazila headquarter at 1:30pm, leaving Narayon dead on the spot while Zimith injured critically.”

Later, the injured was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital while police recovered Narayon’s body.

No case has been lodged and no one was arrested in this connection, SI Bahar said.

Meanwhile, Laxmichhari Upazila unit PCJSS President Jyotis Dewan blamed their rival organisation United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF) for the killing. He also urged the administration concerned to arrest the murderers.

However, district UPDF Press Secretary Niron Chakma denied their involvement with the killing.

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