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6 held over assault on doctor at Ctg hospital after baby’s death

Published : Tuesday, 16 April, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 112

CHATTOGRAM, Apr 15:  Police have arrested six people, including the main suspect, in a case over the assault on a doctor of a hospital after a babys death in Chattogram.

They were sent to the court on Monday after their arrest from different parts of the port city on Sunday night, Panchlaish Police Station Inspector Md Akhtaruzzaman said.

The doctor, Riaz Uddin, was a consultant at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a hospital named Medical Centre on OR Nizam Road.

The 1-year-old baby was admitted to the hospitals Pediatric ICU with breathing problems on Saturday night, said the hospitals Manager Yasin Arafat.    

The baby died after it was transferred to the NICU on Sunday morning. Its father then called relatives and assaulted Riaz. The doctor was admitted to Chattogram Medical College Hospitals ICU after the attack. Medical Centre authorities then started a case against the father and 20 unidentified suspects.

 The Bangladesh Medical Association has issued a statement demanding justice for Riaz and Raktim Das, another doctor who was attacked at Patia General Hospital on Apr 10.    —

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