Thursday, March 21

Body of newborn baby with umbilical cord still intact found


he body of the baby found at Kampung Muara Mongkos.

SERIAN: The body of a newborn baby with its umbilical cord still intact was found in Kampung Muara Mongkos near here.

Its police chief DSP Aswandy Anis said members of the public found the body of the baby girl nearby a mosque at about 8am yesterday.

Aswandy said the case was being investigated under Section 318 of the Penal Code for concealing birth and secretly disposing of it.

“There were also animal bite marks on the baby’s hands and around the waist. The forensics team has been called to help carry out the investigation.

The baby’s body was sent to Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) for a post-mortem.