A body of a day old infant was recovered from a lake in Puliyanpokkanai area, Kilinochchi.
The infant was wrapped in a polythene cover before it was thrown into the lake. Darmapuram police has recovered the body after it was spotted floating in the lake by a resident in the area.
Police suspect that the baby was delivered in a home or a forest.
Police are hunting for the people responsible of the crime.