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Two murders in CHT in two days

  • Published at 10:21 pm June 17th, 2018
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Two PCJSS MN Larma activists killed in two districts

Two political activists have been shot dead since Saturday in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS MN Larma) was shot to death by miscreants at his residence at Milonpur in Baghaichhari upazila on Sunday evening.

The deceased was identified as Suren Bikash Chakma alias Daktar.

Locals said a group of criminals stormed the house of Suren around 7:30pm and opened fire at him from a close range.

The assailants left the place after ensuring his death.

On Saturday, Bijoy Tripura, 32, also an activist of PCJSS MN Larma, was shot in Khagrachhari's Panchhari upazila, our correspondent reports.

The incident trook place around 3:30pm in Payangpara in Moratila. A group of assailants entered Bijoy's home and shot him, Panchhari Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mizanur Rahman told the Dhaka Tribune.

Bijoy was killed on the spot.

PCJSS MN Larma spokesperson Shudhakar Tripura accused rival political group United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF) for the killing.