Newborn girl found abandoned on road, dies in hospital

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Sep 2018 10:33:57


Staff Reporter,

IN AN inhuman incident, a 4-hour-old infant girl with injuries was found on road in Bazaria locality by locals on Friday and was rushed to hospital. Unfortunately the baby could not make it and lost the battle of life and died while undergoing treatment in Kamla Nehru Hospital on Saturday. According to SHO Bajaria Radheshyam Rehgar, police are clueless about the newborn’s mother.

A police team is investigating the case. As of now, no case has been registered except a case of unnatural death has been registered in this incident. SHO Rehgar further said that they are about to register a criminal case against unidentified accused.

However, police sources revealed that mother of the deceased newborn is a minor girl who was raped by a Itarsi-based man on pretext of marriage. The girl and her family were not aware of her pregnancy. She came to know about it when she was 7 month pregnant. She called father of the child after which he suggested to abort the baby. However, as it was too late, the girl delivered the child. Health of minor mother of the infant is not good. Police have preserved the body of infant at Hamidia mortuary for a few days. According to the experts of childline, identity of the mother can be ascertained only after DNA analysis of the body of infant and mother.