An activist of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma)) was gunned down by miscreants in front of a hotel in Panchhari upazila of Khagrachhari on Thursday evening.
The victim was identified as Rony Tripura, 32, son of Manindra Lal Tripura of the upazila.
Dulal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Panchhari Police Station, said the miscreants opened fire on Rony around 7 pm and fled the scene , leaving him critically injured.
Later, he was taken to Panchhari Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.
Sudarshan Chakma, student affairs secretary of PCJSS, claimed that the members of United People's Democratic Front killed Rony.