Bolangir: An unknown woman allegedly stole a newborn baby boy from a State-run hospital in broad daylight in Patnagargh in Bolangir district today.
The incident happened at the Patnagarh Sub-Divisional Hospital in presence of the newborn’s mother hailing from Telanpali area who delivered the baby boy on Sunday.
According to sources, the accused woman visited the newborn’s mother at the hospital and engaged in a conversation with her. After a few minutes, he held the baby on her lap with and suddenly disappeared from the scene. Meanwhile, investigation started by the hospital authorities and the local police to trace the unknown woman.