Sunday, November 18, 2012

UPDF man shot dead in Merung

News No. 121/2012, Sunday, November 18, 2012

SHANTI CHAKMA, 42, a UPDF member, was shot dead by armed men loyal to Santu Larma in Ranjan Moni Para village of Chongrachari area under Merung Union, Dighinala, Khagrachari district on 5 November.

His father’s name is late Bhrigudhar Chakma. The incident happened at 6pm while Shanti was walking back home from a local tea shop.

He died instantly when bullets fired by Santu men, who lay in wait for him on the roadside, hit him.

The incident comes about two weeks after a similar attack on 20 October in the same area in which two members of the Jana Samhati Samiti (M. N. Larma faction) – Jamal Chakma and Medhankor Chakma – were killed.

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