CCTV footage aired by local television channels and circulated on social media showed a couple leaving the child in the premises of St George Forane Church late last evening. The security staff of the church noticed the child at around 8:30 pm and alerted the police immediately.
In the CCTV footage, the couple along with another child, seen walking into the church premises around 8:15 pm with the baby wrapped in an orange sheet.
The father kisses the baby on its forehead before carefully placing it on the ground of the church.
The baby was admitted to a private hospital immediately after the incident. Hospital sources said the infant was healthy.
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