Bhubaneswar: Body of a baby girl was found at a farmland in Khalikhama area under Mancheswar police limits in Odisha capital today. The identity of the deceased was yet to be established, till last reports came in.
Locals initially spotted the baby lying dead at the spot and informed the police about it. Cops reached the place, recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem.
The body bore grievious injuries on face and neck, sources said. Though the reason behind the death of the baby is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that she was killed for the purpose of human sacrifice.
Investigation into the matter is underway. More details awaited.