Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of abhorrence towards girl child, a newborn baby girl was abandoned in a bush in Hadagada forest in Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district.
The infant was found swarmed with ants and insects. A passerby named Sidhharth Mallik spotted her after hearing her screaming.
Mallik rescued her in a critical condition and immediately rushed her to Anlaberuni Community Health Centre (CHC).
The identity of the infant is still unknown. Police reached the spot and started investigation.