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Another minor dies during circumcision in Dhaka

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Update: 2024-02-21 15:51:58
Another minor dies during circumcision in Dhaka

After Ayaan another 10-year-old boy died during a circumcision procedure at a private hospital in the capital.

Deceased Ahnaf Tahmin Ayham, a class IV student of Motijheel Ideal School and College, died last night at JS Hospital and Medical Checkup Centre (JSHMCC) in Malibagh.

The police station OC MD Awlad Hossain confirmed the matter on Wednesday (Feb 21) morning.

Ayham's father filed a case with Hatirjheel Police Station mentioning the name of Dr SM Muktadir and three others. Five others unknown persons have also been made accused in the case. Following the case file, two doctors of the hospital were arrested.

Relatives alleged that, Ayhan died due to application of local anesthesia wrongly.

On Tuesday, Ayham was taken to the hospital for circumcision at 8pm where an hour later, the hospital authorities declared Ayham dead.

The deceased's father said, "We requested the doctors not to give him full anesthesia dose. Dr Muktadir pushed the dose to his child. They killed my son. Want stern punishment  ahanst them."

Soon after the incident, Dr Muktadir fled the hospital. He used to treat patients as a specialist in joint pain, rheumatism, paralysis of the Orthopedic Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

Earlier, on December 31, Ayaan, 4, was taken to United Medical College Hospital in Badda for circumcision. He breathed his last after seven days on life support.

Ayaan's parents alleged that the intern doctor administered excessive anesthesia dose during circumcision.

BDST: 1551 HRS, FEB 21, 2024

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