Newborn found abandoned in Hinjili

Berhampur: A newborn girl was found abandoned on the outskirts of Khandara village in Hinjili area of Ganjam district today.

The police rescued the baby and took her first to the community health centre at Hinjili and then the baby was shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital here after her condition deteriorated.

The villagers found the newborn wrapped in a piece of cloth and lying in a heap of garbage on the outskirts of the village.

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They informed the police who rushed to the spot and rescued the baby before taking her to the hospital, said Inspector In-charge of Hinjili police station P K Sahoo.

“As the baby was underweight, she was shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital and admitted to the special newborn care unit,” the IIC said.

“We have started investigation to identify her parents,” he said.