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65-year-old in Khagrachhari dies after being set on fire, 1 arrested

Police were arrested last night an individual for setting a man, aged 65, on fire, who later died of his injuries at the Khagrachhari's Ramgarh upazila. This deceased person was identified as Chai Thoai Marma and was a member of the Marma community, according to our Bandarban correspondent , who quotes Rajib Chandra Kar, inspector (investigation) of Ramgarh Police Station. The suspect is Md Sharif who admitted to an involvement in the crime during initial interrogation by the inspector, the inspector stated. According to eyewitnesses the daughter of the victim Ma Ma Ching Marma said Sharif assaulted her father at a tea stall in the area. "He first hit my father in the head with a stick and then poured petrol on him and set him on fire, leaving him critically injured," she told me. The patient was taken to the Ramgarh UpazilaHealth complex where he died from his injuries, the inspector Rajib told. He added that they are looking into the incident.