Body of a one-day aged newborn was recovered from a rubbish bin of Kunipara in the capital’s Tejgaon area on Tuesday.
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) for autopsy.
Sub-Inspector (SI) Abdul Mannan of Tejgaon Police Station confirmed the news.
He said, “Locals noticed body of a newborn baby girl wrapped with clothes in dust bin adjacent to Kunipara playground. Being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to DMCH morgue for autopsy.”
Police started investigation to find out mother of the infant, he added.