Newborn girl found in dustbin at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital; father says baby was stillborn
A newborn girl was on Monday found dead in a dustbin near the mortuary of Safdarjung Hospital in south Delhi.
New Delhi: A newborn girl was on Monday found dead in a dustbin near the mortuary of Safdarjung Hospital in south Delhi.
A senior official said the police received a PCR call regarding a newborn girl lying dead in a dustbin at the rear of the hospital's mortuary.
"According to a tag on the body, the baby was premature, weighed 1.42 kg and was born at 11:58 pm on 27 January...During an inquiry, the father of the girl said his wife gave birth to a stillborn baby," the official said.
He told the police that doctors handed over the baby to the father, who threw her into a dustbin near the mortuary of the hospital as he did not what to do.
"A probe into the matter is underway," he added.
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