Police looking for mother of baby girl abandoned in Sibu Jaya

Police are looking for the mother of this healthy baby girl.

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SIBU, Jan 20: Police are looking for the mother of a baby girl who was found abandoned near a banana tree in Sibu Jaya last Friday.

The newborn baby was found by a farmer with her umbilical cord still intact when he was about to throw rubbish outside his house at 9.30am that day (Jan 17).

Sibu district police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said up to now, they are still tracking the mother of the baby, as to allow the investigation to take place under Section 317 of the Penal Code for concealing birth.

“The baby is reported to be in stable condition and is still being treated at Sibu Hospital,” he said when contacted today.

Stanley sought assistance from the public to provide them with information should they know who is the mother of the baby. — DayakDaily