Kabisuryanagar: Police on Wednesday recovered body of a newborn baby from snake’s mouth near Kabisuryanagar NAC ward no. 2 in Ganjam district.
According to sources, some locals spotted a snake was eating body of a newborn baby under a bush in Nai Sahi area under Kabisuryanagar ward. The body was wrapped in a polythene bag. The locals informed police following the incident.
On being informed police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident recovering the body.
However, according to the local health center, no baby was born in the hospital during last 24 hours, said the health center doctor.
We are investigating into the matter and strong action will be taken against the culprit, said a police official.
It is suspected that the baby was born out of an illicit affair of any unmarried girl and she might have killed the baby.