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Odisha: Newborn girl found buried in vegetable field

Odisha: Newborn girl found buried in vegetable field

Jajpur: In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was found buried in Dharamsala block Shyamsundarpur village.

A case has been registered on the basis of the complaint filed by the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) under Sections 307 and 317 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), while on the other hand, Jenapur Police have probe into the matter.

The newborn was located after a minor school girl spotted her feet in a vegetable field, while she was on her way to school.

Following this, the girl informed the villagers and the baby girl was rescued by a group of villagers.

The baby was wrapped in a cloth and was buried upside down. She was breathing and was handed over to an Association for Social and Health Advancement (ASHA) worker.

It is suspected that the newborn girl was abandoned by her parents and was buried in the field.