Newborn put to death in Srinagar

KL Report

SRINAGAR

In a shocking incident of barbarism, unknown persons took the life of a newborn baby after immersing it into a bucket of water inside the public bathroom of a local hospital in Srinagar on Friday.

SP city North Tahir Saleem said that police found a new born baby immersed upside down into a bucket of water at a public bathroom in Jawharlal Nehru Memorial Hospital Rainawari.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the baby has been put to death. We have registered a case vide FIR number 15/2014 under section 317 RPC in this regard and investigation is going on,” he said adding that few persons have been called to police station for questioning.

He said that CCTV camera’s may prove helpful for them and they have sought all the records from the hospital.

The body of the newborn was handed over to Hospital authorities for burial. (CNS)

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