New-born baby found abandoned

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jun 2018 10:15:17


Our Correspondent 


A new-born baby was founhd abandoned in village Aarambha under Kherlanjhi police station on Wednesday night around 10.30 pm. Reportedly, Anil Palewar went to the back portion of his house when he heard the child crying. Reportedly some person discarded the new-born baby in the shrubs behind the house of Palewar family.The youth rushed back to house and reported the child to elder members of the family who reached the spot to take stock of the situation. They found the new-born baby covered in a cloth kept in the shrubs. The family immediately informed police who reached the spot and took the baby to Kherlanjhi community health center for medical examination. The doctor examined the baby and found his condition unstable and due to absence of child ward in the community health, rferred the infant to Balaghat District Hospital.

The condition of the new-born infant is reported to be stable and he has been kept under strict medical observation. Police have registered a case under relevant sections of IPC against the unidentified person for abandoning the baby. It is informed that the new-born was allegedly product of illicit relationship and was discarded soon after he was born in some near by nursing home or some hospital. EMT Neelesh Dahiya, who reached the spot after being informed by the Palewar family, sought assistance from Ambulance 108 and the child was first admitted to community health center and later in the district hospital Balaghat.

ASI Ramesh Ingley of Waraseoni police station investigating the incident said, “we have registered case under section 317 of IPC as discarding a baby is a serious crime. We have started investigation and have started questioning near by hospitals and nursing homes in the area so as to detect where the child was born. This would help us to reach the biological parents.” The baby is reportedly born late in the evening on Wednesday and was abandoned around 10 pm in the shrubs behind Palewar family’s home.