: The Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital police are on the lookout for a woman who abandoned her newborn baby at the hospital itself.

Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital sources said a pregnant woman, who was admitted to the hospital on June 11, gave birth to a baby girl the same night.

Even as the mother and the baby were under the treatment, the lady, who had given her name as Rani from Thiruvenkatapuram near Srivaikuntam, escaped on June 21 night, leaving the newborn at the hospital. After taking care of the baby for five days, the hospital handed it over to the officials of ‘Saranalayam’ on Wednesday.

Bogus

The police found that the address given by the woman to be bogus.