Foetus Found In Toilet Of Delhi Hospital, Sent For Postmortem

The police were informed yesterday by the hospital authorities about a foetus being found in a washroom of the Emergency unit.

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Foetus Found In Toilet Of Delhi Hospital, Sent For Postmortem

Foetus was sent for postmortem to ascertain its gestational age. (File)


New Delhi: 

A foetus was found abandoned in a toilet in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, the police said today.

The police were informed yesterday by the hospital authorities about a foetus being found in a washroom of the Emergency unit.

The foetus was sent for postmortem to ascertain its gestational age, officials said.

A case was registered under Section 318 of the Indian Penal Code or the IPC, which pertains to concealment of birth by secret disposal of dead body and is punishable with a maximum jail term of two years and a fine, they added. 



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