Newborn girl found in rubbish bin in Astana

Date: 06:41, 11-04-2014.

Astana. April 11. KazTAG - A newborn girl was found in a rubbish bin in Astana, reports the press-service of the department of internal affairs.

"The department of internal affairs received a message about discovery of a newborn child at about 4.00 amon April 10 in "Almaty" district," reads the message.

According to the police, a couple and their mate were on the way home late at night when they heard a weeping child coming from the rubbish bins. When they came closer they found a newborn girl wrapped in a towel and a packet.

"The doctors who arrived to the scene provided medical assistance and took the baby to hospital. The police revealed the baby had been born 2-3 hours before," reads the message.

Mother of the newborn was found and detained.

Criminal case has been instituted.

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