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Abandoned newborn dies at hospital, woman booked

Police have booked an unidentified woman for abandoning her newborn baby, who later died at a hospital in Chandigarh on Friday. Station house officer (SHO), Sector 34, inspector Rajesh Shukla said the accused had given birth to a baby boy a few days ago at the Government Medical Hospital and College in Sector 34.

chandigarh Updated: Dec 27, 2013 19:22 IST
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Police have booked an unidentified woman for abandoning her newborn baby, who later died at a hospital in Chandigarh on Friday.

Station house officer (SHO), Sector 34, inspector Rajesh Shukla said the accused had given birth to a baby boy a few days ago at the Government Medical Hospital and College in Sector 34.

The mother had flown from the hospital leaving behind the child. The accused had given wrong personal information at the hospital, added police.

A case of concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body (Section 318) under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the accused at the Sector 34 police station.