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Prime accused held over death of baby during mugging

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Staff Reporter :
The prime accused in the mugging case filed in connection with the death of a five-month old baby who died during the mugging incident in the city's Doyaganj area has been arrested from the capital.
The arrested man identified as Rajib, 27, is the lone accused in the case, said Anisur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Jatrabari Police Station.
He was interrogated in the police station, the police official said, about the mugging incident and death of a
infant in the capital's Doyaganj area on December 18.
When the baby's mother was on her way to a relative's house by a rickshaw at dawn, a mugger suddenly tried to snatch the victim's bag. The force of the pull jerked Aklima, the mother, and the rickshaw, along with the baby who was on her lap.
The baby, Arafat, sustained serious wounds in his head falling. He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Aklima said she and her husband, with their two sons-Arafat and four-year old Al Amin-were going to her sister's Sanir Akhra residence in the city from Sadarghat.
"Arafat was in his mother's lap while Al-Amin was in my lap," said Arafat's father Shah Alam.
"Soon after we passed Doyaganj intersection at 6:10am, a man, aged around 22 to 25, in a t-shirt and a pant, crossed the road from the opposite side," he said.
"The youth suddenly pulled the bag hanging from my wife's shoulder and she fell down with Arafat," Shah Alam said.
"My son cried out once and then fainted. I jumped from the rickshaw and picked up Arafat's unconscious body," he told the media, tears streaming down his face.

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