RANGAMATI: A village head was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jurachhari upazila of the district on Sunday.
Deceased Pathormoni Chakma, 60, was the village head (Karbari) of no 1 Lulangchhari area of the upazila.Jurachhari Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Md Shafiul Alam confirmed the matter. He said a gang of assailants shot Pathormoni to death at his house in the area at 9:00pm.
After the incident, the law enforcement agencies cordoned off the whole area. A tense situation is prevailing there.