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Teenage couple held for dumping baby

KUCHING: Police have arrested a 16-year-old couple to assist in a probe into a baby-dumping case at Kampung Siol Kandis here early this morning. District police chief ACP Ahsmon Bajah said the couple, believed to be lovers, was arrested less...

Baby killers to know their fate on March 3

KUCHING: An Indonesian couple suspected of killing and burying their two-day-old baby alive in 2013 will know their fate on March 3. A panel of Federal Court judges led by Tun Tengku Maimum Tuan Mat, Datuk Seri Haji Mohd Zawawi...

Be vigilant about sexual misconduct

KUCHING: "Harapkan pagar, pagar makan padi" (Trust is placed on someone's shoulder but in the end, the very person damages it), stressed Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. She was commenting on a former cook, who was sentenced to 17 years in...

Baby dumping — who should take the blame?

God, that dumping ground of our dreams.  – Jean Rostand, French biologist It saddens me to read reports about baby dumping cases in the country. From 2010 to 2019, 1,075 cases of baby dumping were reported and I believe many...

Why young mums discard babies?

KUCHING: Stigma from society regarding unwed mothers and lack of emotional support from family members are some of the reasons that lead to single or young mothers abandoning their babies. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk...

Baby hatches save lives

KUCHING: Just last week, Sarawakians were shocked by a baby dumping incident in the middle of the road at the city centre. The issue became the talk of the town and netizens were furious. Many questioned why the mother resorted...

Educate public on teenage pregnancies: Fatimah

KUCHING: Minister of Welfare, Community Well-being, Women, Family and Childhood Development, Datuk Fatimah Abdullah has again stressed the importance of educating the public on the danger of teenage pregnancies. This, she said, included identifying risky behaviours and the available support...

Mum held after body of newborn found

KUCHING: The body of a newborn infant allegedly thrown down from the 13th floor of a hotel was found on the road behind a bank in Jalan Bukit Mata on Wednesday evening (Jan 13). Kuching district police chief ACP Awang...

Fined RM5,000 for throwing away newborn

KUCHING: A woman, who pleaded guilty to concealing the birth of her daughter by throwing the newborn into a drain, was fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday. Magistrate Zaiton Anuar imposed this on 21-year-old Afiqah Azman after hearing...

Dev Kumar calls on Fatimah

KUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah received a courtesy call from Sarawak Deputy Police Commissioner Datuk Dev Kumar at her office in Baitulmakmur 2 building on Monday (Nov 2). Effective Nov 20,...
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Teenage couple held for dumping baby

KUCHING: Police have arrested a 16-year-old couple to assist in a probe into a baby-dumping case at Kampung Siol...
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