Cuttack: Three foetuses were recovered on Thursday from a drain surrounded by private hospitals in Cuttack. The foetuses were packed inside three plastic containers.

The residents of the area witnessed the foetuses and informed the police. The district administration has swung into action to conduct an inquiry.

Girish S N, District Collector has assured a probe into the matter. The enquiry committee members would visit all the near-by hospitals and examine their records to find out the truth behind this sensitive matter.