Nation Crime 17 Apr 2018 Kerala: Doctor finds ...

Kerala: Doctor finds stillborn stuck in closet

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Apr 17, 2018, 1:40 am IST
Updated Apr 17, 2018, 7:32 am IST
SI said that as of now they had no clue about the persons who dumped the stillborn in the toilet and tried to flush it down.
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Palakkad: A stillborn baby girl was recovered from the closet at the house of an MBBS doctor on Friday at Nattukal here. Local police is in search of a couple who had come to consult the doctor on Wednesday.  As the stillborn baby was recovered along with the placenta, the cops are of the view that the baby was delivered in the toilet and left inside the closet with the intention to flush it down the sewer.

Dr Abdul Rehman who runs a clinic at Karinkallathani in Nattukal Police Station limit is not a full-time doctor and consults some patients occasionally at his house. He was not at the house on Wednesday and when the flush of the Indian closet got clogged, he asked a plumber to fix it. “On Friday, when the plumber used an iron rod to clear the block inside the closet, the head of the newborn came out of it. The body was sent for postmortem to Manjeri Medical College in Malappuram and it was revealed through the postmortem that the baby was stillborn,” Nattukal SI M Ragagopal said.

 

The police have filed a case for unnatural death and are conducting the inquiry by focusing on the autorickshaw drivers in the locality to trace the couple who had come to the doctors’ house on Wednesday. SI said that as of now they had no clue about the persons who dumped the stillborn in the toilet and tried to flush it down.

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Location: India, Kerala




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