A seven-months-old female foetus was found dumped at sewerage hole at the main gate of the grain market at Nihal Singh Wala town, 40 km from district headquarter on Monday morning. No arrest has made so far.
Gurnam Singh, sub inspector of the Nihal Singh Wala police station said that a man named Jaswinder Singh of Takhtupura village was complained to the police that a foetus was laid at the hole near grain market today morning.
"As soon we received this tip-off we reached at the spot and recovered the female foetus. After that the police took it and dropped at the Dr Mathura Dass civil hospital Moga," he said.
Amarjit Kaur, civil surgeon of the Moga civil hospital told that a panel was formed based on the three senior doctors who conducted post-mortem of recovered foetus.
"Doctors confirmed that the foetus of seven months and it was female," said the police official.
Kamaljeet Singh Dhillon, senior superintendent of police, said that a case has been registered against unknown persons under section 318 of Indian Panel Code at Nihal Singh Wala police station on Monday.
"I have constituted a special police team led by a DSP rank officer for investigating the entire matter. We are waiting the post-mortem report so far. After receiving the report we will conduct inquiry from the local and surrounding areas private hospitals," SSP added.
After the post-mortem the foetus was handed over the members of the local social organization Smaj Sewa Society for cremation.