The newborn girl’s body that was found on the roadside in Aizawl on Sunday morning

Aizawl: In a shocking incident, the body of a newborn girl was found on the roadside early on Sunday morning at a residential locality in Aizawl, Mizoram.

Two girls were taking a walk at Mission Vengthlang locality around 5.30 in the morning when they saw the body of the newborn with the umbilical cord still attached to it.

Police were informed about it and a case registered. Autopsy result is still awaited.

Mission Vengthlang church elder C Vanlalhruaia at the burial ceremony

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The body was given a proper burial by community and church members at the Mission Vengthlang cemetery in Aizawl.

Residents of Mission Vengthlang with the coffin

The story went viral on various social media platforms. Many condemned the act saying such behaviour is a disgrace to society and Christianity. There were some who also questioned the desperation of the parents saying what they would be going through to abandon a newborn baby.

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