Newborn baby found strangled to death in garbage bin in Sharjah

 

Newborn baby found strangled to death in garbage bin in Sharjah

Sharjah - Initial investigations show the baby was born out of an illicit relationship.

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Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Sun 20 Aug 2017, 3:14 PM

Last updated: Sun 20 Aug 2017, 10:17 PM

The body of a newborn baby has been found inside a bin by a garbage collector in Al Sajah area of Sharjah.

Police suspect the baby, whose body was found wrapped in clothes on Thursday, may have been born as a result of an illicit relationship, and may have been thrown into the garbage by its parents to hide the crime.

The workers immediately informed the police, and initial investigations showed that the baby, a boy, had been strangled to death.

The body was transferred to the forensic laboratory for investigation.

An investigation has been launched to locate the baby's parents.

afkarali@khaleejtimes.com



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