Kerala: Newborn's body flushed down the toilet; parents on run

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In a heartbreaking incident that is bound to make any one's blood boil, the body of a two-day old girl child was recovered from the toilet of a house in Kerala.

Dr Abdul Rehman, who runs a clinic next to his house, noticed an obstruction in the toilet bowl and called the plumber on Friday morning, according to a report in NDTV.

He called the plumbers who noticed something which looked like a ball while trying to clear the blockage. The body was found by plumbers attempting to unclog the toilet.

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The incident came to light after the plumbers tried to open the choked toilet at the clinic of Dr Abdul Rahman in Palakkad's Malappuram. When they tried to pull it out, they were shocked to see her head pop up. The parents allegedly brought the girl in for a consultation and flushed the baby down the toilet. However, the police said it was actually blood from when they believe the mother delivered the baby in the toilet.

Based on the complaint received from Abdul Rahman, the local police have registered a case of unnatural death and probe is underway.

The body was taken to a medical college in Thrissur where post-mortem was conducted, DNA reported. The police are also checking all the records of the doctor's patients to ascertain details. The police was immediately informed once the body of the baby was recovered. Seeing the colour of the blood, the domestic worker mistook it for muddy water, ' the cops were quoted as saying by the TNM.

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