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Newborn girl abandoned under tree in Jillella village

In a gruesome incident, an infant was abandoned under a tree last night at Jillella village of Thangallapalli mandal.Villagers noticed the baby girl and brought it to the notice of Sarpanch Metla Madhu. A childless couple Raju-Ramya brought her home in the night.

Published: 14th June 2017 02:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2017 04:40 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

 RAJANNA-SIRCILLA : In a gruesome incident, an infant was abandoned under a tree last night at Jillella village of Thangallapalli mandal.Villagers noticed the baby girl and brought it to the notice of Sarpanch Metla Madhu. A childless couple Raju-Ramya brought her home in the night.


On Tuesday morning, ICDS authorities rushed to the village and asked the couple to hand over the baby. The couple argued with ICDS officials. Initially they declined to hand over the baby but after police’s intervention,  they gave the baby to the ICDS authorities.


District Welfare officer M Saraswathi said  that the infant has been admitted to Sircilla area hospital as she weighed only 2.2 kgs. With the reference of pediatrician Muralidhar, the baby was shifted to Government Civil Hospital with police protection in Karimnagar for further treatment.


Karimnagar ICPS officer Parveena said that on the direction of Child Welfare Committee, the baby will be shifted to Shishugreha for further care. Meanwhile, police had launched a search for the woman who abandoned the newborn.

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