Baby dumping cases on the rise over past four years


A baby hatch at an OrphanCARE centre in Petaling Jaya.

KUALA LUMPUR: Cases of baby dumping have been on the rise over the past four years, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Azizah Mohd Dun.

"According to police statistics, 90 babies were dumped in 2013, and this increased to 104 babies in 2014, then to 111 babies in 2015 and 115 babies in 2016.

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