Malkangiri: The mutilated body of a newborn girl was found near the Malkangiri District headquarters hospital(DHH) here in wee hours today.
Reportedly, staff of the hospital first spotted the body near the Ahaar Kendra on the hospital premises and immediately informed the police. On receiving information, police reached the spot and recovered the body. Since the body bore multiple injury marks and one of her legs was missing, it is suspected that a stray animal might have mauled her before dumping the body on the hospital premises.
Meanwhile, the cops began an inquiry into the incident.