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Two-day-old baby found dead in AIIMS

The gruesome murder which took place in the maternity ward of the AIIMS came to light on February 3.

india Updated: Feb 06, 2006 20:56 IST

A shocking incident of female infanticide has come to light in Delhi's premier medical institute with the discovery of the body of a two-day-old baby with strangulation marks.

The gruesome murder which took place in the maternity ward of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) came to light the next day.

The forensic experts' report confirmed strangulation to be the cause of the infant's death.

Police suspect that someone from the family has killed the baby.

The baby was born toPummy (25) who had come to Delhi fromBihar with her husband, mother and mother-in-law for treatment of some heart disease. Shealready has two sons and her new born childwas a daughter.

On the advice of the doctor, Pummy was admitted to the hospital on January 30 where she gave birth to a baby girl on February 1. The baby was found dead later.

The police have registered a case of murder and will be interrogating the mother.