A leader of United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) was shot dead by some miscreants at Egoijjachhara in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati on Wednesday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Shubho Chakma Greek, 40, commander of local unit of UPDF.

A group of miscreants appeared there around 7:30am and opened fire on Shubho, leaving him dead on the spot, said Kabir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Naniarchar Police Station.

Police said Shubho might have been killed following enmity over establishing supremacy in the area.

A tense situation has been prevailing in the area following the murder.