Newborn baby dumped at Vasai, dies of cold

In a shocking incident, a newborn baby boy died of cold after he was dumped behind a school. The police suspect that the newborn was the result of an illicit affair. The Valiv police have roped in the dog squad to trace the accused. Further investigations are on.

The newborn baby was found dead by a passersby who informed the police. The body was lying behind Rosary High School at Valiv in Vasai (East). The baby was without any clothes on.

“As soon as we were informed, we reached the spot. The body was swollen. The baby seemed to have died of cold,” said a police officer.

“We brought in the dog squad to trace the woman as this is plain murder. We suspect that the boy was born due to an illicit affair and the couple did not want the baby. So, they dumped it behind the school,” added the officer.

“We have registered a case under section 317 (exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years by parent or person having care of it) of the Indian Penal Code against unknown person(s) and are investigating the case,” said the officer.

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