A village head was shot dead by some miscreants at Lulongchhari in Jurachhari of Rangamati district on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Pathar Moni Chakma, 63 of the area.
Police said two miscreants called Moni out of his home and opened fire on him around 9 pm, leaving him dead.
Shafiul Azam, officer-in-charge of Jurachhari Police Station, said, “Police recovered the body but no one was arrested in this connection. The motive behind the killing could not be known immediately.”
Mir Moddasser, superintendent of Rangamati Police said legal action will be taken in this regard.
The body was sent to the Rangamati Hospital for autopsy.
Moni Chakma raised his voice against criminal activities in the area and played an important role in the development of the area, said local people.