Baby found in box near kovil

Published : 8:45 am  August 8, 2016 | No comments so far |  |  (369) reads | 

Untitled-3BY ROMESH MADUSHANKA A 20-day-old baby was found yesterday in a cardboard box left near the Vadaliyadaippu Kovil in the Ilawalai Police Division of Jaffna.

A resident of the area had seen a cardboard box near the gate of a house close to the Kovil and examined it and found the child. He had informed the Ilawalai Police who had rushed to the spot and found a baby boy and quickly moved him to the Thelippalai Hospital. Doctors had examined the child and said he was 20 days old and in good health. Later he had been sent to the Children’s Hospital in Jaffna. Police were trying to trace the parents of the child but had not found any clues so far, police said.