A body of a baby was found dumped among garbage of Sokhda in India on Friday Morning. Farm labourers spotted the baby and immediately called the police.
The baby was later rushed to the hospital and was declared brought dead.
“The infant may have been born sometime on Thursday late night. Somebody may have later dumped the body near the garbage. The body was kept on a dry leaf along with the garbage,” Said a cop from the Chhani police.
The post-mortern of the baby revealed that the infant died of suffocation.
“The baby has low weight, his temperature was low as it must have been lying in the open for over 12 hours,” Said a doctor from forensic science department.
The police have opened a case against an unidentified person under section 318 (Concealment of birth by secret desposal of dead body) of the Indian penal code.