In what is extremely shocking and tragic news, when authorities set out to investigate a clogged toilet in a Kerala clinic, they found a two-day-old baby girl in it.
The incident occurred in Kerala's Palakkad district.More news: R. Lee Ermey, star of 'Full Metal Jacket', has died
"Investigations are underway. We are analyzing the records, but we haven't been able to identify her parents yet", said police sources.
"There wasn't much of a foul smell emanating from the toilet", a sub-inspector of the Nattukal Police Station told The NewsMinute. The body of the newborn, her placenta still attached, was stuck in the duct. The cops are also not letting go the possibility, that mother could have delivered her inside the washroom, as the placenta was intact, reported NDTV. Abdul Rehman immediately informed the local police which rushed to the spot and recovered the body. The police suspect that her parents brought the girl to the clinic on pretext of consultation and flushed the baby down the toilet. The house is located in a large plot and there are many houses nearby. In the year 2013, fire-fighters in eastern China rescued an abandoned baby boy from the sewage pipe beneath a toilet. New Delhi Television reports that her tiny body was recovered when plumbers tried to clear the passage. In the picture, a newborn baby's inked feet are seen after his footprints were taken for the birth certificate, minutes after he was born inside the childbirth unit at the Santa Ana public maternity hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, Oct. 19, 2011.