Dhenkanal: Town police on Wednesday registered a ‘suo motu’ case against a married couple who left their year-and-a-half-old girl inside a locked car for more than 90 minutes on the premises of Dhenkanal district hospital on Tuesday.
Reportedly, the case has been registered under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act & Sections 342 & 34 of IPC.
Town police have also initiated a detailed probe into the case.
Notably, the infant was rescued in critical condition after her parents left her locked in a car.
Sources said, the baby girl was sleeping in a locked car on the DHH premises and after she woke up in the car feeling suffocated, some bystanders noticed foam coming out of her mouth and she was completely covered in sweat.