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UP member arrested in Naniachar

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News No. 143/2008, August 27, 2008

An elected member of Naniachar Union Parishad has been arrested from Naniachar bazaar in Rangamati district.

The army personnel from Naniachari zone arrested Sentru Chakma, 35, (s/o late Bipin Bihari Chakma), an incumbent member of Naniachar Union Parishad, at around 1p.m. today.

He is from Padachari village under Naniachar Upazila. The army handed him over to the police. Sources form Rangamati said he has been implicated in a previously filed murder case, although his name was not included when the case was originally filed.

Mr. Chakma is an ardent supporter of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF), and his elder brother, Mr. Bipulask Chakma — who is now in jail — is a member of the UPDF.

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