Bolangir: In an appaling incident, locals found a stray dog feeding on the corpse of an infant dumped near the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Bolangir on Friday.
A group of people standing near the hospital watched the gory episode unfold and rushed to recover the mutilated remains from the canine’s platter. Reportedly, only 20 per cent of the infant’s body was recovered.
On being informed, local police reached the spot and initiated an investigation. Whether the infant was alive or dead while the dog preyed on it is yet to be ascertained, sources said.
Cops are also investigating whether the infant was earlier admitted in the hospital or not, sources added.