Abandoned Baby Rescued In Srinagar, Parents Held  

SRINAGAR —  Police on Wednesday arrested one person, hours after he along with a girl allegedly abandoned a newborn baby at Noorbagh here.

“Today at about 3.00 AM, Police Post Noorbagh received a phone call from locals of Wanganpora Eidgah, Srinagar stating that a new born baby was abandoned by some unknown person/persons and is laying /crying at top of the residential house of Mohammad Aslam Bhat son of Ali Mohammad Bhat,” said a police spokesman said.

On receiving the information, the spokesman said a police party of Police Post Noorbagh led by In-charge Police Post Ajaz Ahmad reached the spot and recovered the new born baby. The new born baby was then shifted to Children’s Hospital Sonwar Srinagar.

In this regard a case FIR (71/ 2018) under section 317/RPC stands registered and started the investigation.

“During the course of investigation, the Police team solved the case within hours. One accused person identified as Mehraj-ud-din Dar son of Abdul Rashid Dar resident of Saidpora Eidgah was arrested and a girl (name withheld) was also found involved in the said case. The investigation of the case is going on.”

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