Mumbai: Newborn baby with stone tied on body found at Vasai

The Vasai police was informed on Friday about a body of a newly born baby boy found at Vasai port. The body was swept ashore during low tide on Thursday night. The police have registered a case and are checking the CCTV camera footage of the locality.

The local fishermen informed the Vasai police about the body of a newborn baby after few birds and strays surrounded it. The police are checking the maternity homes in the city to identify the parents. “The head of the baby boy was seen by the locals and so they informed us and we have sent the body for postmortem and are awaiting the reports”, said Sampatrao Patil, Police Inspector, Vasai police station.

“The body of baby boy was dumped with boulders inside the creek by the parent to conceal the birth of the baby”, said Patil. “We have registered a case under section 318(Concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body) of the Indian Penal Code and are investigating further”, said Patil.

 

 

Source: DNA

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