The mutilated body of an unidentified newborn was recovered from a garbage heap under a bridge near Jalpaitla Bazar of Tok Union in Kapasia Upazila of Gazipur. Kapasia police station sent the boy’s body to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital for post-mortem.
The body of the newborn was recovered on Saturday morning, said Rashed Mia, Deputy Inspector of Kapasia police station.
According to police and local sources, while working in the agricultural land under the bridge, the locals found the bodies of newborn babies bitten by foxes or dogs. After informing the police station, the police went to the spot and recovered the body.
Locals believe that someone killed the child after birth and dumped it in the area.
SI of Kapasia police station. Rashed Mia said, ‘The body of the newborn was recovered after receiving information at around 10 am. After the post-mortem the real facts can be told. Necessary action will be taken subject to investigation.’