Mother who abandoned day-old girl sent to jail

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Panchkula
  • Updated: Aug 21, 2014 12:22 IST

Bimla Rani, who dumped her one-day-old baby girl in a dustbin at Railla village in Sector 12, was produced before court on Wednesday from where she was sent toAmbala jail.

According to police, the woman was living separately from her husband for two years and despite that she became pregnant and delivered the child. To avoid any repercussion at home, she dumped the child.

Meanwhile, the condition of child has improved at the General Hospital, Sector 6, where she was admitted on Tuesday.

Some passersby had spotted the baby girl lying in a dustbin and shifted her to hospital.

The police were informed after which a case was registered under section 317 (Abandonment of child under 12 years, by parent or person having care of it) of the Indian Penal Code.

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