Eight-month-old foetus found dumped in Nawanshahr

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Nawanshahr
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  • Updated: Dec 20, 2013 18:28 IST

The foetus of an eight-month-old girl was found dumped at a vacant plot in Thopia village of Balachaur sub-division here on Thursday evening.

Wrapped in a polythene bag, the foetus was noticed by some passerby, who then informed the police. The post-mortem examination will be conducted by board of doctors at the civil hospital here.

Station house officer (SHO) at the Balachaur police station Prem Singh said that a case had been registered against unidentified woman under Section 318 (concealment of birth by secret disposal of body) of Indian Penal Code.

 

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