Crime

Shocker: Dead baby, covered in mud, found lying in Srinagar, police registers FIR

Srinagar: On Friday, a picture of a newborn baby, lying on a wet muddy road went viral across the feed of social media users in Kashmir.

The photo of the lifeless baby was said to be found near a washroom in Srinagar’s Downtown area near Gunj Baksh Public Park, Nowhatta. The post claimed that it was found by the locals who then informed the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Speaking to Free Press Kashmir about the incident, Wasim Jehangir, Station House Officer, Nowhatta Police Station said, “At around 8.30 in the morning we got a call that a baby has been found lying on the road there. I immediately sent my police party to the location and got the custody of the baby.”

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