CHENNAI: Commuters found a child around two months old abandoned near the Kotturpuram MRTS station on Saturday night. They alerted the police, who rescued the infant. Kotturpuram inspector N Elangovan said police had handed over the child to the Don Bosco Anbu Illam orphanage in George Town.

Police booked a case under IPC Section 317, which permits imprisonment of up to seven years for abandoning a child below 12, are trying to determine who dumped the infant.

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Source: TOI-Che