Balasore: A newborn girl was found abandoned on roadside in Phuladi area of Balasore district last night.
According to sources, two persons identified as Sankarsana Das and Kartika Chandra Pradhan of Phuladi area, who were passing through the road, conducted search hearing scream of a newborn baby. After spotting the baby, they rushed her to the Sishu Bhawan at the district hospital.
Later, they lodged a complaint at the DHH police regarding the matter. The police then reached the hospital and launched a probe into the matter.
The newborn is reportedly said to be 14-15 days old and is undergoing treatment at the hospital, said outpost in-charge Bijay Kumar Nayak.