A Newborn With His Umbilical Cord Still Attached Was Found Abandoned In Bushes In Perak

What an inhumane thing to do.

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On the morning of Friday, 3 November, at 11am, a newborn with his umbilical cord still attached was found abandoned in bushes behind a hotel in the Royal Belum Rainforest Resort, Pulau Banding, Perak

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The baby boy was found shivering in the cold

According to a report in NST Online, the baby boy was found by a man attached to the Perak Islamic and Malay Customs Council.

The unnamed name was said to be attending a course at the hotel when he heard the baby’s cries through an open window at about 11am, reported NST Online.

The man and his two friends went to the scene and found the baby with his umbilical cord intact and shivering in the cold, Gerik police Chief Supt Ismail Che Isa said.

The newborn was first sent to the Sri Banding Camp Clinic in Gerik and was later sent to the Gerik Hospital by the man, Ismail Che said

The police have yet to find out who abandoned the newborn. There was no mention of any case being registered by the police in the NST Online report.

Baby dumping is not a rare phenomenon in Malaysia

While baby dumping remains a problem, this amazing group is doing everything to give a safe heaven to the forgotten children, despite religious hatred and brickbats from others in society: