Newborn found dead at Kg Sg Besar

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THE Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and its Women and Children Abuse Investigation Unit have identified the mother of the newborn found dead at Kg Sungai Besar yesterday.

RBPF said they received reports from the public through its emergency line 993 that a newborn baby was found under a bridge in Kg Sungai Besar on Jalan Kota Batu.

The police said the body of the baby was then brought to the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital. An autopsy has been conducted to determine the cause of death.

The mother of the newborn was then brought to the RIPAS Hospital for investigation.

RBPF added that the Community Development Department would also carry out more investigation on those who were involved.

The police further reminded the public not to spread the photo of the baby to safeguard the child’s identity.

The Brunei Times