The body of a newborn boy was found at Seethapathi Circle in Chamarajpet police station limits here on Monday.
The body, thrown into a garbage dump, was spotted by morning walkers who called the police.
Preliminary investigations indicated that the baby was just a day old.
The boy’s legs and hands were wrapped with bandage. The police have shifted the body to Victoria Hospital mortuary.
The Chamarajpet police have registered a case.