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Rangamati attack: Probe committee begins investigation

  • Published at 08:28 am March 21st, 2019
Victims are taken to Baghaichhari Sadar Hospital by Bangladesh Army and Border Guard Bangladesh with the help of locals after a group of unidentified armed men carried out the attack on the main road in Baghaichhari upazila’s Noymile area on Monday, March 18, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The seven-member committee must submit its findings within 10 working days

The probe committee formed to uncover the motive behind armed assault and killings in Rangamati’s  Baghaichhari upazila has started its investigation.

The seven-member probe committee, led by Additional Secretary Dipak Chakrabarty, went to Baghaichhari on Thursday.

Previously, the committee held a closed-door meeting on Wednesday night at the Rangamati Circuit House.

Also Read- Baghaichhari probe committee says the attack was premeditated

They are scheduled to inspect the crime scene Thursday, and talk to all stakeholders—including the injured, locals, public representatives, returning officers, and political leaders—after which they will have to submit their report within 10 working days; along with recommendations on how to prevent such tragedies in future.

Other committee members include representatives of Ansar, the Rangamati Hill District Council, the Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board and Border Guards Bangladesh; as well as the Chittagong Range deputy inspector general of police.

Also Read- Seven, including two polling officials, shot dead in Rangamati

Seven people—including two assistant presiding officers—were shot dead, and at least 26 others injured, in a gun attack on a motorcade of election officials on the Sajek-Dighinala Road in Baghaichhari, on Monday evening.

Seven of the injured were brought to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka, on Tuesday, from the Chittagong CMH; where a total of 17 were admitted on Monday night.

Seven more injured are also currently undergoing treatment at the Baghaichhari Upazila Health Complex.

The officials were engaged in polls duty at three polling centres in the upazila during the voting in the second phase of the upazila polls.

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