Female foetus wrapped in polythene found in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A female foetus wrapped in polythene was recovered in Nayagarh today. The foetus was recovered near a bridge in Itamati area of the district.

Another bag containing some sarees was also found barely few meters from the spot, sources said.

Following the incident, some locals alerted police who then immediately rushed to the spot and have started an investigation into the incident.

Today’s incident has refreshed the memories of 2007 when more than 50 foetuses of girl children were recovered in Nayagarh.

The incident then had triggered a public outcry forcing several NGOs and other volunteer groups to launch awareness drives on protecting girl child and putting a check on illegal abortions in the State.