A newborn child, rescued from a dustbin in Gazipur’s Laxmipura area under Joydebpur Police Station, is undergoing treatment at Shaheed Taj Uddin Ahmed Medical College and Hospital.
Hearing a weeping baby, a garment worker couple Rekha Akhter and Abdul Matin, coming to their house for lunch, noticed a cat dragging a shopping bag inside the dustbin in the area on Sunday noon.
After searching for a while, the couple spotted the infant wrapped in the bag and rescued it, said Pranay Bhusaon Das, a residential doctor of the hospital.
The newborn was admitted to the Pediatric Word of the hospital, the doctor added.
Several injury marks of cat were found on newborn's body, reports a local news agency.