Abandoned newborn girl rescued in Jajpur


Jajpur: An abandoned newborn baby girl was rescued by locals from near a bridge at Khandasahi village under Rasalpur block in Jajpur district on Monday morning.

According to sources, the matter came to light after some locals who were out for some work spotted the newborn near the bridge. They rescued the baby girl and alerted the same to the police.

On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident. Later, police handed over the newborn to the “Sakhi” child home.

While it is yet to be established as to who deserted the child and why, police and childline officials have started investigations, said reports.

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