LAHORE – A newly-born baby was found dead lying near the heap of garbage here in Factory Area police limits on Saturday.

Police investigators said that they rushed to the spot and recovered the dead body of a newly born baby lying near the heap of garbage in an empty plot in Rizwan Town. Some passersby spotted the body and contacted the police by phone. The police have removed the body to the morgue and are investigating. A case has also been registered against unidentified persons.

Meanwhile, a 40-year-old man was found dead lying alongside the footpath in Bhatti Gate police area. Police said that the man, yet to be identified so far, apparently was a drug addict. The police have removed the body to the morgue for an autopsy and are investigating.