Ghaziabad: A 16-day-old baby girl was found dead in a drain, hours after she was kidnapped from her home, police said on Sunday.

The body of the infant, daughter of one Ravinder Nag, was found in a drain near Khoda neighbourhood from where she was kidnapped early in the morning, they said.

The victim's grandmother Shiela claimed that two masked men had entered their residence, pushed her aside and fled with the baby on a bike.

A case of murder has been registered against unidentified persons. Police suspect the involvement of a family member in the murder and are investigating into the angle of killing an "unwanted girl child".


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