MP: Amid lockdown, newborn girl found abandoned in Indore

Indore, May 16 () Amid the coronavirus-inducedlockdown and the movement of migrants, a newborn girl wasfound wrapped in a piece of gunny cloth on Saturday near aindustrial estate in Indore in Madhya Pradesh, police said.

The infant had ant bite marks on her body and has beenhospitalised, an official said.

"She was found in a garbage dump near Rangwasaindustrial estate in Rau. Local residents alerted the policeand women in the vicinity removed the ants crawling on herbody. Her condition is now stable," he said.

A case has been registered under IPC section 317(abandoning child in an unsafe condition) and efforts were onto nab the person who had committed the act, he added. HWPADUBNM BNM
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