A Rohingya man was shot dead in a reported gunfight between two factions of Rohingya at Nayapara in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Sunday night, police said on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Ibrahim, son of Abdur Razzak of the upazila. He was a supporter of ‘Jakir Bahini’ a Rohingya criminal gang.
Hasan Bari Nur, commanding officer of APBn-16, two Rohingya criminal gangs exchanged gunfire in the Rohingya camp on Sunday night.
On information, a team of APBn rushed to the spot and found Ibrahim injured with bullets.
Later, he was taken to the local hospital where doctors referred him to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital.
Ibrahim died on way to Cox’s Bazar hospital.
Police are investigating the incident and trying to arrest the culprits, said police.
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