Police on Wednesday recovered the body of a newborn child from an alley at Kamrangichar in the city.
Md Saidul Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Kamrangichar Police Station, said they recovered the body around 12pm.
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The newborn's left arm and the left knee were broken, he said.
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) morgue for an autopsy, said the SI.