Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of female foeticide, a foetus was found abandoned in Khatoli town of the district, police said today.

According to police, the female foetus was found in a polybag near the main gate of Dayapuram Colony. It is suspected that it was thrown by some doctor of a nearby hospital or dispensary in the area.

The police said that investigation in the matter was underway. A case has been registered against unidentified person(s) in this regard.