Unidentified criminals hacked and shot dead an activist of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) in Khagrachhari town yesterday.
The deceased was Gyanendra Chakma, 40.
Niron Chakma, a member of UPDF's information and publicity unit, blamed Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma) for the murder. The JSS faction, however, refuted the allegation.
Details of the incident were not available immediately.