Dead newborn found under Shahbagh footbridge

Published: February 07, 2019 12:02:49 | Updated: February 10, 2019 13:33:19

The dead body of a newborn baby has been found at Dhaka’s Shahbagh.

The body covered in a cloth and dumped under a footbridge adjacent to the Bangladesh National Museum was recovered by police at around 3:00pm on Wednesday.

The baby died within one day of birth, police are assuming, reports bdnews24.

“We recovered the body after finding out about it in the afternoon, although we haven’t found who is responsible for such an act,” said Shahbagh Police Sub-inspector Bhajan Biswas.

The body was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.

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