Newly born baby found

Newspoint Bureau

Kathua, May 27

A newly born baby girl was found dead at Nanak Chack area of Kathua, this morning by locals.They informed the Police Post, Nagri which took the body in its custody. The Kathua Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and started investigation. However no arrest was made in this regard so far.

Villagers from Nanak Chack told JK Newspoint that on Sunday morning they found a female baby on village outskirts in a distributory of Kathua canal.

“The baby was found floating on water and was already dead,” said a resident of Nanak chack, adding that the baby might have been thrown in canal during the preceding night.

He further said that residents informed Nagri police, after receiving information Nagri police led by Incharge Police Post, SI Vikas Jasrotia reached the spot and retrieved dead body of the minor.

Police registered a first information report in this matter and also sought help from general public in identifying the deceased.

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