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Assam: Two Women Arrested In GMCH Missing Infant Case

The 7-month-old child Priyam Kalita was admitted to the GMCH on 24 March and on Wednesday morning the child's father Naba Kalita gave his baby to an unknown woman for consoling.

Assam: Two Women Arrested In GMCH Missing Infant Case

Sentinel Digital Desk

GUWAHATI: In a shocking incident in Assam's Guwahati, a seven-month-old baby went missing from the pediatric ward of a hospital.

The incident took place on Wednesday 13 April in GMCH (Guwahati Medical College and Hospital) in Guwahati.

However, on Thursday 14 April the Bhangagarh Police arrested two women in connection with the case. They are now in Panbazar Women Police Station undergoing police interrogation.

The child has been identified as Priyam Kalita, son of Naba Kalita, a resident of Guwahati.

According to reports on 24 March, the child was admitted to the GMCH as he was suffering from anemia and fever.

He was later diagnosed with Bilateral Hydroureteronephrosis with cystitis, a rare condition of bladder mucosa swelling.

Meanwhile, the officials at the GMCH stated that on Wednesday in the morning hour the child was crying and the father was unable to handle so he gave the child to an unknown woman for consoling.

At around 04:30 am both parents fell asleep and after they woke up at 05:30 am they found that their baby was missing and the woman who took the baby was also missing.

The hospital authority and the parents of the child filed two different reports of missing at the Bhangaghar police station of the city.

Based on the reports, the police started an investigation over the incident and detained two women for their involvement in the GMCH baby missing case.

Naba Kalita, the father of the missing child said that after the baby was admitted to the hospital several tests were done following which it was found that apart from fever and anemia, he was also suffering from kidney issues.

He added that on Wednesday morning the child was crying a lot and at that time an unknown woman came saying that she can console the baby after which he gave his child to the lady.

The child's father said he was sitting in a chair and fell asleep then the women fled away with the baby taking advantage of the situation

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