A lady cop in Bengaluru came to the rescue of a 1-day old baby who was found stuffed in a plastic bag at Bengaluru’s Doddathoguru.
Archana, a constable at city’s electronic city police station breastfed the baby who desperately needed mother’s care.
The baby was spotted by a ragpicker on Friday morning under a bush near a house under construction in Celebrity Layout. He was covered in a pool of blood with umbilical cord wrapped around his neck.
He alerted the shopkeeper nearby, who in turn informed the police control. Assistant Sub-Inspector Nagesh R. arrived at the scene and rescued the baby. By then, a large crowd had gathered at the spot. The baby was rushed to a hospital where he was treated free of cost, The Hindu reported,
However, he was still weak and motionless
Soon after, Nagesh took him to the police station and handed him over to Archana, who is a mother of a three-month-old baby herself
Seeing the baby’s plight, Archana’s heart went out to him. She picked up the baby and breastfed him.
In a few seconds, the baby cried to everyone’s relief.
He has been named after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy as he is a government baby now
“It is the government’s baby now, and we decided to name him Kumaraswamy as it would be under the care of the government,” Mr. Nagesh told the daily.