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2 more held over Magura womb baby shooting

WT24 Desk
Two more people have been arrested in connection with the Juba League factional clash in Magura that killed a person and left an expecting mother and her baby inside the womb wounded by bullets, reports United News of Bangladesh.
The arrestees were identified as Sagar, 23, a local Juba League leader of Magura, and his brother Bappi, 20. They are the No-7 and No-8 accused in the case filed in connection with the incident.
Tipped off, a team of Magura district Detective Branch of police launched a drive in Signboard area of Narayanganj city on Monday noon and arrested them, deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Muntashirul Islam said.
With the arrest of Sagar and Bappi, six people have so far been arrested in connection with the incident.
A seven-month expecting mother, Nazma Begum, 30, her uncle-in-law Momin Bhuiyan, 65, and another man, Miraz, 30, suffered bullet injuries as they were caught in the line of fire during a clash between two groups of Juba League over establishing supremacy at Doarpara in Magura on the evening of July 23.
They were taken to Sadar Hospital where Nazma gave birth to a baby through caesarean section on that night. It was found after the birth that the newborn also suffered bullet wounds while in the womb.
Momin Bhuiyan succumbed to his injuries at the hospital on July 25.
Later, the baby of Nazma was admitted to the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital in the capital on July 25.
On July 28, the DMCH authorities formed an eight-member medical team for the proper treatment of the newborn.
On July 30, the newborn was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of the DMCH and mother Nazma was taken to her baby at the DMCH on the same day.
A case was filed against 16 people with Magura police station on July 26.

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