Mathura, Dec 17: A woman was booked for allegedly stealing aan infant from a hospital in Mathura on Satrurday, police said. The accused allegedly cheated the child's parents and fled with the three-day-old baby from Ram Krishna Mission hospital.
"However, the CCTV footage captured the crime," SP City Ashok Kumar said. A case has been registered against the accused under IPC section 363 (kidnapping), he further added.
"Three teams have been formed to recover the girl child and arrest the lady, whose identity has been recorded in the CCTV of the hospital," he said.
In July this year, a newborn baby was stolen by an unidentified woman from the Special Newborn Care Unit in the Old Government Hospital in vijayawada.
As per reports, a woman who covered her face with scarf, allegedly took away the baby from the incubator.
In October, a three-day-old boy baby was stolen by an unidentified woman from the women's post-operative ward at the Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital in Salem.
(With PTI inputs)