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Mumbaiites find foetus dumped outside Malad slum, cops on the lookout for parents

Mumbai city news: The foetus appeared to be five or six months old, said police

mumbai Updated: Jul 17, 2017 12:10 IST
Farhan Shaikh
Police registered a case against an unidentified person under the Indian Penal Code.
Police registered a case against an unidentified person under the Indian Penal Code.(HT File Photo)

Residents of Ambedkar Nagar in Kurar, Malad (East ) found a foetus around 8 am on Monday.

They informed the police, who could not ascertain whether the foetus, which had been dumped outside the slum, was a boy a girl. It appeared to be five to six months old, said officials.

The foetus was sent to Siddharth Hospital for a post-mortem. “We found a foetus outside the slum. We are awaiting the hospital’s post-mortem report,” said L Vhanmane, senior inspector, Kurar police station.

Police registered a case against an unidentified person under the Indian Penal Code. They have started questioning slum dwellers to find out who the foetus’ parents were.