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Fetus found abandoned in washroom of Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital

A foetus was found abandoned in a washroom in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, the police said today.


PTI Last Updated at 30 Jul 2018, 14:07 IST India

A fetus was found abandoned in a washroom in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, the police said today.

The police were informed yesterday by the hospital authorities about a fetus being found in a washroom of the Emergency unit.

The fetus was sent for postmortem to ascertain its gestational age, officials said.

A case was registered under Section 318 of the IPC, which pertains to concealment of birth by secret disposal of the dead body and is punishable with a maximum jail term of two years and a fine, they added.

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