Bihar: 15 foetuses recovered from container

Police found 15 foetus, of unborn children aged four to six months, from a container from Subhaspalli locality in Bihar`s Kishanganj district, a top police official said.

Updated: Apr 04, 2011, 00:46 AM IST

Kishanganj(Bihar): Police on Sunday found 15
foetus, of unborn children aged four to six months, from a
container from Subhaspalli locality in Bihar`s Kishanganj
district, a top police official said.
Acting on a tip off, the police found the foetuses from a
glass container which was abandoned in a field behind a
school, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP),
Headquarters, Rajya Bardhan Sharma said.
The foetuses have been sent for post-mortem, he said,
adding prima facie it appeared that all of them may have
abandoned following abortion through illegal means.

Raids were being carried out at the private nursing
homes where these foetuses were removed after abortion, Sharma
said.

PTI