Bantwal: A male neonate, said to be two days old, was found wrapped in a cloth and abandoned by the side of the road at Vogga in the taluk.
Passersby informed the police control room. When the rural police took time to arrive, the villagers passed the infant to the district hospital.
The doctors who tended the child reported the matter to the police, who have said that they would investigate into the case. The infant has been handed to the custody of Childline.