Six-month-old baby girl abandoned near church

A six-month-old baby girl was found abandoned near a church in suburban Vile Parle.

Mumbai: A six-month-old baby girl was found abandoned near a church in suburban Vile Parle, police said on Monday.

The baby girl was found near the gate of a St Theresa Church last night by the staff there, police said.

The church staff tried to find out whose baby it was but in vain, police said adding they subsequently notified the Santacruz Police Station.
The baby has been sent to Mankhurd Children`s Home, police said.
The baby`s parents were charged under IPC section 317 (Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it), police said adding further probe was on.

PTI

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