Supon Chakma (40+), popularly known as Sagarvasa, General Secretary of the PCJSS Panchari Thana committee was shot dead yesterday at around 8pm at Panchari Upazila Health Complex compound. His critically wounded body was rushed to the nearby health complex. He was immediately referred to Khagarachari Sadar hospital where he was declared dead.
JSS (Santu) men have been trying to hunt him for regaining the control of the Panchari thana area as he was all thorough been very active in the locality. As a youth he was very active during the peace negotiation in 1985 and onwards. He was a courier between the CHT Liaison Committee and the JSS and played commendable role in the peace process.
The attack on Sagarvasa has been bitterly criticised by local men and women and local leadership irrespective of political and ethnic identity.