New Delhi: Father abandons newborn child was arrested from Karnataka after he abandoned the body of his stillborn baby girl on the premises of a hospital.
As per reports, the incident came to light after people at the Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS) hospital noticed stray dogs feeding on the newborn-girl’s body, which was dumbed near the premises.
The baby was taken to the hospital where doctors declared it brought dead.
On Tuesday, the accused’s wife had delivered a stillborn child, after which the man dumped the newborn’s body near the hospital premises and escaped without performing the last rites.
Upon enquiry, the man confirmed it was his baby and confessed to have thrown it off near the blood instead of performing the duties.
The stillborn baby was the fourth child of the couple. The couple have one son, but their other three children were stillborn, the woman’s relatives told police.