MEERUT, Nov. 25 -- A few passersby rescued a newborn girl who was found wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned at a secluded place in Rithani locality of Partapur area on Monday evening, said police.

A case was registered in the Partapur police station against unknown persons under Sections 307 and 317 of the IPC and the girl was undergoing treatment in the district hospital.

Kuldeep Bishnoi, ASP, said the CCTV footage of Rithani area, where the girl was found, was being examined to identify those who dumped her there.

Some passersby had spotted a yellow bag lying at a secluded place in and heard faint cries of the infant. When they opened the sack, they were shocked to find a newborn girl in it, said police.

The matter was reported to ...