10-month baby dies after fall at babysitter's house

MUAR (Bernama): A 10-month-old baby boy who was believed to have fallen at his babysitter's house, died four days after being treated at the Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital here, at about 9am on Saturday (July 21).

His 28-year-old father Nabil Fikri Anwar said in a WhatsApp message that Naufal Amsyar, was his only child and added that he had died.

"Assalamualaikum. Please recite Al-Fatihah for my son Naufal Amsyar Bin Nabil Fikri who has passed away at 9 this morning, "he said today.

On Tuesday (July 17), Naufal Amsyar, who was looked after by a 35-year-old female babysitter in Tangkak, was hospitalised after a seizure.

Early checks found that there were old and new bruises on the baby's left forehead, haemorrhaging in the eyes and a fractured skull.

Subsequently, police arrested the babysitter on Thursday (July 19) to assist in investigations under Section 31 (1) (a) of the Child Act 2001. - Bernama



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