A group of terrorists under the leadership of Hill student council leader Mohon Dewan strived to abduct Chittagong Hill Tracts Equal-Rights Movement leader Jahangir Kamal. He is at the same time a local businessman and joint secretary of Rangamati Medical College and Science & Technology University Implementation Action Council.
On Monday afternoon while he was inspecting the site of Rangapani area in Rangamati, the miscreants jumped over him and tried to force him to go with him; but all on a sudden, locals and police rushed the place and saved him. The miscreants snatched key of his car, key and mobile and fled before catching them. Later Upazilla vice chairman Palash Kusum Chakma rescued car, key and mobile and gave them. While contacted, Jahangir Kamal said he visited the area every now and then for viewing construction work; they used to disturb me for frequent levy. Once I paid them the levy, still they were frequently coming to me and demanding levy. Not only police, army personnel also helped me to rescue the missing materials I possessed.
CHT Equal Rights Movement General Secretary Maniruzzaman Manir, Rangamati Medical College and Science & Technology University Implementation Action Council convener Jahangir Alam Munna and Hill Tracts Jubo Front general secretary Shah Jahan Alam condemned the incident and demanded arrest and exemplanary punishment to Mohon Dewan. In a joint statement, they accused local administration for its inactiveness to arrest those who are involved to abduction, raising illegal levy, killing and insurgencies. They urged joint forces to conduct drive against illegal weapons immediately.