The chairman of Naniarchar upazila parishad was shot to death by some unidentified miscreants at Naniarchar Bazar area of in Rangamati district on Thursday.
The deceased Shaktiman Chakma, 55, was a central leader of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), reports UNB.
Md Abdul Latif, officer-in-charge of Naniarchar Police Station, said a group of miscreants swooped on Shaktiman and opened fire on him while he was going to office, leaving him critically injured.
Later, he was rushed to Rangamati Sadar Hospital where the duty doctor declared him dead.
The victim's driver Rupak Chakma was also injured during the incident, police said.
The motive behind the killing could not be known immediately, the OC added.
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