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Tuesday January 21, 2014 MYT 8:48:39 AM
ALOR SETAR: A teenager was awakened from her sleep by the cries of a newborn baby outside her house in Kampung Sungai Sebatang off Jalan Kuala Kedah here.
Normawani Ahmad, 17, said she was awakened by the baby’s cries at about 3am yesterday.
“I looked out the window and saw the wailing infant, who was placed on a red plastic mat. I also heard someone walking away from my house while the baby was crying,” she said when met at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital yesterday.
Normawani called her mother, who was sleeping at another daughter’s house next door. They found the baby with the umbilical cord still attached to the body.
“My mother cleaned up the baby and dressed him in my nephew’s clothes.
“We then lodged a police report,” she added.
Kota Setar OCPD Assist Comm Adzaman Mohd Jan said police were looking for the mother and the case has been classified as child abandonment under the Penal Code.
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