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Foetus found in toilet of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi

Police were informed on Sunday by the hospital authorities about a foetus being found in a washroom of the hospital’s emergency unit.

delhi Updated: Jul 30, 2018 14:56 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
New Delhi
A 3D illustration of a foetus.
A 3D illustration of a foetus.(Shutterstock/Representative image)
         

A foetus was found abandoned in a washroom in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, the police said today.

The police were informed on Sunday by the hospital authorities about a foetus being found in a washroom of the emergency unit.

The foetus was sent for postmortem to ascertain its gestational age, officials said.

A case was registered under Section 318 of the IPC, which pertains to concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body and is punishable with a maximum jail term of two years and a fine, they added.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jul 30, 2018 14:54 IST

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