Body of newborn found in Sewri

The body of a newborn boy was found at a garbage dump in Sewri Saturday morning.

Passersby noticed the body and called police control room, which informed RAK Marg police. The baby was taken to Sion hospital. "The two-day-old was declared dead at the hospital. There were no external injuries on the body," sub-inspector S B Neve said.

Police said the boy was believed to have been abandoned in the early hours of Saturday. Inquiries were being made with residents of localities around the spot, police said. Police were also making inquiries with a private nursing home located near the spot.

"So far, we have no eyewitnesses. We are waiting for postmortem reports, after which we will register a complaint," Neve said.

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