Newborn found abandoned alive inside a drain at Sambalpur

Sambalpur, June 2: In a tragic incident a newborn girl was found abandoned in a drain near the Town police station Swimming pool in Sambalpur early today.

After being informed, the police personnels reached the spot and along with the help of locals rescued the new born.

However, the identity of the infant and the identity of her parents or whoever abandoned her, is yet to be found out.

A case has been registered in the matter while the police has also started the investigation, said sources.

Notably, on April 23 another infant was found abandoned on the outskirts of Khandara village in Ganjam while in a similar case, another infant was found dumped in a compost dump in Jajpur.

Earlier, this week a newborn was found abandoned, but however was not dumped or thrown, but was lying at the verandah of an orphanage with baby food, clothes and other useful things.