Dhenkanal: An ailing couple who had allegedly abandoned their newborn baby at a hospital here were traced from an isolated spot on outskirts of the town today. According to reports, the couple Sisir Pradhan and Pratima had left their…
The newborn that could have been possibly dumped by her parents was rescued after her cries were heard by the locals, sources said.
Later, Child Line officials reached the spot and admitted the baby to a Primary Health Centre (PHC) for medical examination. The condition of the baby is stated to be stable now.
In a horrific incident, the body of a newborn boy packed in a polythene bag was recovered from a ladies toilet in Gynecology Department of District Headquarters Hospital here on Monday morning.
As per reports, some locals spotted the scene when they were leaving the hospital after a consultation. They tried to shoo the dogs away but the animals ran with the corpse.
Some locals spotted the body in the morning and immediately informed Childline officials about the matter. Childline officials along with District Child Production Unit recovered the body from the garbage dump and rushed it for post-mortem.
A Dubai-based Indian expat has named his newborn son Narendra Damodardas Modi, as an honour to the Indian Prime Minister's resounding victory in the recently concluded general elections, the media reported on Monday.
When the villagers were informed about the matter, they took it to the police authorities following which; the newborn was shifted to the city hospital.
Suspected to have been abandoned in the wee hours, the locals spotted the boy and rescued him in critical condition. They handed him over to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC).