A Union Parishad member was killed and three others injured in a clash between two rival Awami League factions over the Union Parishad (UP) election in Kaptai upazila of Rangamati, police said on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Sojibur Rahman. He was a member of ward no-5 of Kaptai union parishad.
The injured are-Md Alauddin, 45, Md Salauddin, 55, and Abdul Jalil.
According to locals, Sojib was a supporter of Awami League nominee and the current chairman Abdul Latif who will be contesting against Mohiuddin Patwari Badal, the expelled general secretary of local Awami League.
Police said a clash broke out on Tuesday night between the supporters of the two candidates in the Notun Bazar area, where Sojib got critically injured after being hit by a heavy object.
Four injured were rushed to nearby hospital where Sojibur Rahman was pronounced dead on arrival. The other three are undergoing treatment.
Rowshan Ara Rob, Additional Superintendent of Police of Kaptai circle, said police have arrested four people in connection with the incident. The situation is under control she said.
Earlier, Nethoi Marma, president and chairman candidate of Chitmaram Union Awami League in Kaptai, was shot dead by terrorists on the night of October 16.