The body of a newborn boy was found from a garbage dump in Sewri in Mumbai Saturday morning.
Passersby noticed the body and called the police control room,which informed the RAK Marg police. The baby was taken to Sion hospital.
The two-day-old was declared dead at the hospital. There were no external injuries on the body, sub-inspector S B Neve said.
Police said that the baby was believed to have been abandoned in the early hours of Saturday.
Inquiries were being made with residents of localities around the spot,the police said. The police were also making inquiries with a private nursing home located near the spot.
So far,we have no eyewitnesses. We are waiting for post mortem reports,after which we will register a complaint, Neve said.