Hill Voice, 9 October 2020 Rangamati: An indigenous Jumma child has allegedly been shot to injure in an army brush fire at Ujo Bazar area of Baghaihat in Sajek Union in Baghaichari upazila of Rangamati district.
According to local sources, an army patrol team from Baghaihat Army Zone first conducted a search at Ujo Bazaar on 8 October 2020 Thursday at around 8:00 pm. After finding nothing, the patrolling army got into the vehicle and went 200 yards away from Ujo Bazaar and fired about five to six rounds indiscriminately.
Munimoy Chakma, a 12-year-old indigenous Jumma child, was got hit by shot in the right finger in an army brush fire on the spot. The bullet-injured Jumma child is the son of Ukke Chakma of Eguchyachari village in Ward No. 5 of Sajek Union.
It is learnt that since the incident, there has been panic in the minds of the people in the area.