Bhubaneswar: Body of a newborn baby was found floating in a canal in the Laxmisagar area of Bhubaneswar on Monday.
Some passers-by and locals first noticed the newborn baby’s body found floating in the canal and informed the Laxmisagar Police about it.
Soon, a team of cops from the Laxmisagar Police Station went to the spot and recovered the body, which had already swollen completely. They started an investigation into the matter after sending the body to the hospital for post-mortem.
Though it is yet to be known how the body came to the canal or who threw it there, cops said that detail information including the identity of the toddler will be known only after the completion of the investigation.