Baby girl found in Mumbai dustbin

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 08, 2013 12:43 hrs

Mumbai, Feb 8 (IBNS) A four-day-old baby girl has been recovered from a dustbin in Santacruz area in Mumbai, police said on Friday.

Residents recovered the baby on Thursday after hearing her cries from the garbage dump.

"The infant was taken to VN Desai hospital and later to Sion hospital. Her condition is stated to be serious, but she is out of danger," Mid Day reported.

The baby was initially thought to be 10 days old.

Medical examination later showed she was only four days old.

The police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) against unknown person under Section 317 (exposure and abandonment of child under 12 years by parent or person having care of it) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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