A 17-day-old baby went missing from home in Morrelganj upazila of Bagerhat early today.
The baby girl, Sohana, went missing early today while she was sleeping with her parents at Gabtala village, said police and family.
“Sohana was sleeping between us. I nursed her at night. I woke up at 2:00am and did not find my daughter,” Shanta Akter, the mother, said.
Mohammad Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Morrelganj Police Station, said they started a search operation from 4:00am.
“We are giving maximum effort to find the newborn,” said the police official.
The OC further said Sujan Khan, father of the missing newborn, was married previously and has a two-year-old daughter from the first marriage, reports our Bagerhat correspondent.