An Ansar member was shot dead allegedly by his colleague in Chowdhury Tila area of Dighinala upazila in Khagrachhari this afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Nayek Amir Hossain, 55, of Chowdhury Tila Ansar Camp and a son of Razzak Ali of Panchhari upazila in the district, reports our Khagrachhari correspondent.
Quitting the witnesses, Sahadat Hossain Titu, officer-in-charge of Dighinala Police Station, said Amir and his colleague Rafiqul Islam got into an altercation at Chowdhury Tila Ansar camp over a trivial matter around 3:30pm.
At one stage, Rafiqul opened fire on Amir by his issued rifle, leaving him dead on the spot, the police officer added.
The law enforcers later recovered the body while the accused fled away with the arm and ammunition, said the OC.