Bhubaneswar, April 4 -- An eight-day-old infant allegedly went missing from the Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on Thursday.

As per reports, Sushant Barik and his wife Tikili Rani of Athabatia in Baliapal, had brought their eight-day-old baby boy to Balasore DHH on April 2 as he was suffering from Jaundice. Subsequently, the infant was admitted to the SNCU of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the DHH.

But the couple allegedly found him missing since 12 pm on Thursday. They launched a frantic search for the infant but to no avail. With no option left, they lodged a missing report at the hospital police outpost. Registering a case, the police have launched a probe.

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