Gurgaon: Showcasing the prejudiced mindset
of society once again, a couple abandoned their one and a half year old girl child at the Civil hospital here.
The couple seemingly from a well to do family, left their
girl with an old lady sitting at the compound of Civil
When the couple did not turn up to take their baby back,
the lady informed the hospital authorities who took custody of
the child and intimated police.
According to Principal Medical Officer at the Civil
Hospital, Dr Asrudin, nurses at the government hospital are looking after the girl child who is absolutely hale and hearty and has no bruises or wound marks on her body.
She is also not suffering from any ailment as per the
medical legal report (MLR), done by the doctors. It seems, the
couple had abandoned their girl child, as they might have
wished for a male child, they said.
On the basis of the report by the Civil Hospital, the
police have lodged an FIR against the unknown couple and have
started searching for them.
The old lady informed police that the couple who left the
child belongs to a well-to-do family. The child`s mother, told
the old lady that she was going to buy medicines for the
child, while after few minutes, the father told her that he
was going to fetch his car. But the couple did not come back
to take the child, even after one hour.
Though, it will be difficult to trace the couple, the
police would try hard to find them, said Dr Abhai Rao, Deputy
Commissioner of Police (West).