Dhaka, Feb 24 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested the mastermind of the murder of Naniarchar Upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma in Rangamati district from the city’s Sher-e-Banglanagar area on Sunday.
The arrestee was identified as Ananda Prakash Chakma, a top leader of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF). He was also wanted in six murder cases.
Tipped off, a team of Rab-2 conducted a drive in the area around 3:30 pm and arrested Ananda, said company commander of Rab-2 Major Mohammad Ali.
Ananda used to live with her daughter in the area, he said.
Shaktiman Chakma, also a leader of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma faction), was dead by some unidentified miscreants in front of the upazila parishad complex on May 3, 2018.