The bodies of the infants were spotted in the field near Toll Plaza at Sheikhupura Road by the farmers passing by. STOCK IMAGE
FAISALABAD: Twin newborn babies left in the field in Faisalabad on Sunday expired due to the severe cold.
The bodies of the infants were spotted in the field near Toll Plaza at Sheikhupura Road by the passing by farmers.
“I received a telephone call informing me of the dead bodies of two newborns lying in the fields near Toll Plaza Sheikhupura Road, Mali Kabaria,” said the Station House Officer (SHO) of the Millat Town police station Muhammad Afzal. “I took the bodies into the custody and a case vide FIR No.2/15 has been registered against an unknown female under section 329 of Pakistan Code (PPC)”.
SHO revealed told that “both infants were twin.”
Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Shahid Ali, who has been assigned the case, told The Express Tribune that “The police did not conduct postmortem of both ill-fated newborns and buried them in the local graveyard with the help of the villagers.”
Responding to a question, the investigation officer said that both newborns were premature due to which they could not survive the severe weather. “However, we are investigating the case and the real culprits responsible for the death of the infants would be arrested shortly,” he added.