Rawalpindi-A new born baby was found abandoned in a trash bin in Pirwadhai area, sources informed here on Saturday. The 3-day baby was later handed over to police, sources said. Police are investigating the matter after handing over the baby to Child Protection Bureau, sources added.

According to sources, a rickshaw driver was standing near a trash bin placed near Pirwadhai Bus Terminal when he heard cries of a baby.

The driver peeped into the trash bin and found an infant dumped in the bin. He immediately took the baby and went to nearby police station where he had handed over the infant to police.   The police made announcement to area mosques in a bid to search the parents or heirs of the baby but nobody turned up before police for claim of the infant.

Police said the condition of baby was good and they were trying to find out his parents.