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College student shot dead

  • Published at 12:46 am February 20th, 2019
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The deceased was identified as Tushar Chakma, son of Nilranjan Chakma, of Dewanpara village in Lakshmichhari upazila

A college student was shot dead by miscreants on Tuesday evening in the Red Square area of Khagrachhari Sadar upazila.

The deceased was identified as Tushar Chakma, son of Nilranjan Chakma, of Dewanpara village in Lakshmichhari upazila. 

According to witnesses, Tushar  was sprayed with bullets by 7-8 youths while he was in a motor garage  in the area. 

He died on the spot.

The miscreants fled the scene after the incident.

Khagrachhari police station Officer-in-Charge, Shahadat Hossain Tito, said Tushar was involved with the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF), Prosit Khisa group.

The incident took place over establishing supremacy in the area, he added.

Niron Chakma, publicity secretary of UPDF Prosit Khisa group, also said Tushar was a general student.