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Baby thief caught red handed in Bandarban hospital

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Health Desk--- 14 July, 2017: A man was arrested on charge of trying to steal a baby girl from her mother at Bandarban Sadar Hospital on Wednesday morning.

Md Shahidullah, 50, of Cox's Bazar's Moheshkali area, was caught near the main gate of the hospital while he was fleeing with the four-and-a-half-year-old girl, according to police.

Umme Salma along with her child Jannatul Naima had been in the hospital for the last few days as her elder son is being treated for appendicitis problem.

“I went to the bathroom keeping Naima in bed. When I came back, I saw my daughter missing from there,” said Salma.

Hearing the mother's cry for her child, relatives of other patients at the hospital rushed to the main gate and started searching for the baby. At that time, they caught Shahidullah red-handed nearby the hospital gate.