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UPDF collector shot dead in Rangamati

  • Killed on spot by adversaries
  • Details to be provided later
Update : 25 Feb 2024, 02:18 PM

Collector Nipon Chakma alias Soga Chakma of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), a regional armed organization, was shot dead in the remote Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati.

The incident took place in Bodhipur Buddhist Bihar area of Bongoltali Union of the upazila on Saturday night.

According to local sources, Nipon Chakma, 35, went to Bodhipur Buddhist Bihar area to attend an event on Saturday night. He was killed on the spot when his adversaries who were there earlier opened fire.

In a press release signed by Niran Chakma of UPDF, strong condemnation and protest were expressed against the killing, along with a demand for exemplary punishment by arresting the guilty individuals.

Meanwhile, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Abdul Awal, in charge of Baghaichhari circle, said that he received news of one person's death. A police team has been dispatched to the location, which is quite remote. Further details will be provided upon the team's return.

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