Abandoned newborn ‘bitten by rats’ dies in Hyderabad hospital

Police said the body of the infant bore marks resembling rat bites.

telangana Updated: Jun 05, 2018 22:41 IST
Press Trust of India
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Press Trust of India, Hyderabad
Abandoned newborn,Hyderabad,Hyderabad hospital
It was not clear if the infant died of rat bite or some other reason.(Representative Photo)

A newborn baby girl was found abandoned on the roadside in Hyderabad with suspected rat bites on Tuesday and taken to a hospital where she died during treatment, police said.

The baby was found by some passersby who informed the police.

The police took the infant, whose body bore marks resembling rat bites, to the hospital where she died, inspector of police B Vittal Reddy said.

It was not clear if the infant died of rat bite or some other reason, he said, adding a case of culpable homicide had been registered.

First Published: Jun 05, 2018 22:40 IST