A dog had been seen running through a street in Nuwara Eliya grabbing the body of a new born infant in its mouth.
The Grama Niladhari Officer of the area had witnessed this horrific scene and immediately released the body from the dog.
After being informed by the Grama Niladhari officer, a police team held investigations at Gibson Road over the incident.
Police have launched a probe to locate a woman from the area said to have undergone an abortion the previous night. (Shelton Hettiarachchi)