SOLAN, February 7, Somitr Keshav: A female foetus weighing 3 kg and fully grown was found dumped in a dustbin at Chakka village in Baddi industrial area. The foetus was noticed by a shop keeper and informed the police.
The area lay in the precincts of a slum and there was a possibility that someone from the slums had dumped the foetus there, said Superintendent of Police (SP) S Arul Kumar . He said police teams were trying to trace the culprit and information was also being collected from private and government-run hospitals about expectant mothers. It appeared that the foetus was dumped after being aborted illegally.
The police have registered under section 318 of the IPC for the concealment of birth by secret disposal of the body and investigation was underway.