Punjab: Newborn girl found dead in abandoned plot

Ludhiana [Punjab], Dec 01 (ANI): A body of an infant girl was found in an abandoned plot in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said on Saturday.

The baby's body was spotted by locals who informed the police about the matter.

Speaking to ANI, Sub Inspector Harbhajan Singh said that the newborn was 1 or 2-day-old.

He said that the owner of the plot does not live here and the land is maintained by a caretaker.

"We have sent a team to investigate the matter," he added.

A lady who called the police said that the body was first noticed by a child, who informed locals in the area.

The body has been sent for postmortem. (ANI)