Female foetus found in Rajasthan

February 29th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin  


Jaipur, Feb 29 (IANS) The girl child continues to get killed in Rajasthan. A female foetus has been found near a school in Ringus town, police said Friday. The foetus, packed in a plastic bag, has been sent for post mortem, a police officer said here.

A female foetus was found Tuesday in a drain near a hospital in Sikar district. Another was found Feb 23 in a water tank in Sadulpur in Churu district. A female foetus was also located Feb 9 in Simrala village in Sikar district.

The sex ratio in Rajasthan stands at 922 females per 1,000 males.

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