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Planning minister’s mobile phone mugged: Police

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Mugger on Tuesday snatched away the mobile phone of Planning Minister MA Mannan.

UNB reports, the mugging happened at around 7 pm Sunday when his SUV was stuck up in traffic at Dhaka’s Bijoy Sarani while returning from office.

Selimuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Kafrul Police Station, confirmed the incident to UNB on Tuesday.

The mugger snatched the minister’s phone through a lowered window of the SUV and ran away, the OC said.

Personal secretary of the minister filed a case with Kafrul police station over the incident,” he added.

Police found neither the snatcher nor the phone until Tuesday afternoon.

“We are trying to capture the snatcher and recover the phone as soon as possible.” Selimuzzaman said adding “an investigation is under way.”

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