Marathahalli police get diaper active
While the world was busy celebrating International Women’s Day, a two-day-old infant was abandoned by his parents near a construction site in Marathahalli. The infant, who was found with multiple infections and jaundice, was taken to a private hospital by the police. For over a week, the Marathahalli
The infant is currently being monitored at Vani Vilas hospital and will soon be handed over to the
Police said that the baby had been left on an empty plot and was not wrapped properly. One of the women from a nearby construction site wrapped it in an old saree before handing the baby to the cops.
A big team from the
Doddamani said, “Sahana and Kavitha played an important role in caring for the baby. They worked in shifts, took turns to stay with the baby and followed up with doctors.
I, along with the Hoysala staff, would visit him daily and pray for his recovery, besides follow up on updates from the hospital. With all the efforts from doctors, the baby’s health has improved.” Though Marathahalli police are short-staffed, they spared no effort in looking after the infant. “Even if we manage to trace the mother, it is more likely that she will abandon the baby again,” said the police.
Marathahalli police said that the baby has gained 300 gms over the past week. “Once he is completely fine, we will hand him over to the Child Welfare Committee. Till then, we will look after him,” said a senior police officer.