Body Of Newborn Found On Roadside In Uttar Pradesh: Police

Villagers saw the body of a girl child near Nakkhasa village on the Shahjahanpur-Palia road on Monday with stray dogs scratching it, and informed the police, SP (Rural) Sanjeev Bajpai said.

Body Of Newborn Found On Roadside In Uttar Pradesh: Police

The matter is being investigated, police said. (Representational)

Shahjahanpur:

The body of a newborn was found on the roadside in Puvayan township, police said on Tuesday.

Villagers saw the body of a girl child near Nakkhasa village on the Shahjahanpur-Palia road on Monday with stray dogs scratching it, and informed the police, SP (Rural) Sanjeev Bajpai said.

It appeared that the body was thrown on the roadside just after the birth, he said, adding that it has been sent for post-mortem examination.

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The matter is being investigated, the SP added.

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