Police take hospital DNA samples in abandoned baby case: report

Police have reportedly taken the DNA samples of three women from Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) as they continue to try and investigate the case of a newborn baby found abandoned on a beach in Hulhumale’ last month, Haveeru has reported.

The paper’s online addition claimed a “reliable source” at the hospital had confirmed that the samples had been taken from three females suspected to be linked to the case, with another two samples expected to be taken from two women between the age of 18 and 25 living in Hulhumale’.

The Police Service has not confirmed that they had taken the samples as part of their investigation, according to the report.

The abandoned female child was discovered on November 25 in some bushes near the Wataniya telecommunications tower in Hulhumale’.