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Two Pune women booked for abandoning babies in Sassoon General hospital

Both the incidents happened in Ward 24 of Sassoon General hospital

pune Updated: Feb 25, 2019 16:34 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pune,Sassoon General hospital,Purandar
The police are yet to make arrests(PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY)

Two women have been booked in two separate cases on Saturday, for abandoning newborns at Sassoon General hospital.

One of the women, a 20-year-old from Purandar who had abandoned her two-day-old baby girl on July 26,2018, was booked after the hospital found records of her delivery.

In the second case, the woman, a resident of Fatimanagar, abandoned her nine-day-old boy on January 19. Both the incidents happened in Ward 24 of Sassoon General hospital. The police are yet to make arrests.

The accused have been booked under Section 317 (exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it) of the Indian Penal Code at Bund garden police station. Police sub-inspector Ravindra Godse is investigating the case.

First Published: Feb 25, 2019 16:33 IST