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Businessman fatally shot and hacked in Rangamati

  • Published at 12:04 pm August 21st, 2018

The incident occurred around 10pm on Monday

A businessman in Rangamati has been fatally shot and hacked.

Aung Cha Jai Marma, 40, of the Marma community, was killed in the Jauthakhamar area of Ghagra union of Kaukhali upazila, around 10pm on Monday.

Kaukhali police station Officer-in-charge (OC) Md Kabir Hossain confirmed this to the Dhaka Tribune.

Jagdish Chakma, chairman of the Ghagra union parishad said, on Monday night, that Aung Cha Jai locked up his shop for the day and headed home. 

When he went to bathe in a stream beside his house, six to seven armed assailants took him to a nearby place, Jagdish said. They shot him, and after being certain of his death, hacked him. 

According to the chairman, Aung Cha Jai was not involved in any local organizations.

The OC of Kaukhali police station said that after hearing of a murder in a Jauthakhamar area, a police team was sent to recover the body.