New-born baby boy dumped near garbage bin

A new-born baby boy was found abandoned near a garbage bin in a town near Madurai on Thursday.

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2013, 21:14 PM IST

Madurai: A new-born baby boy was found abandoned near a garbage bin in a town near here on Thursday.

The infant, wrapped in a shawl and put in a textile shop bag, was noticed by a roadside shopowner at Sandhai Thidal near Thirubhuvanam on hearing the child`s cries, police said.

He handed over the baby to police who admitted it to the Government Hospital.
Doctors, who checked the baby, said the baby would not be even one-day old and it was healthy.

PTI