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Newborn girl found dead in Chandpur, mother held

  • Published at 01:45 pm October 19th, 2019
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Shirina’s mother-in-law alleged that Shirina killed the newborn girl and threw the body in a bush

Police have detained a woman after the body of her newborn baby girl was recovered from a bush at Thakurkandi village of Matlab Uttar upazila in Chandpur

Shirina Akhter, wife of Kamal Uddin, was detained on Friday, police said.

According to locals, Shirina gave birth to a baby girl at her house on Wednesday, reports UNB.

Shirina’s mother-in-law spoke to the local public representative, alleging that Shirina killed the newborn girl and threw the body in a bush. 

Masir Uddin Mridha, officer-in-charge (OC) of Matlab Uttar police station, said they recovered the body of the child and sent it to Chandpur General Hospital morgue for autopsy.