Newborn baby found behind house in Sandakan


SANDAKAN: A newborn baby boy was found by a passerby behind a house at Block 2, Lot 13, at Taman Sejati here yesterday.

Sandakan district police chief ACP Azhar Hamin said the baby was found wrapped in a white towel and with his umbilical cord still attached.

There was no injury noticeable on the baby and he was sent to the Duchess of Kent Hospital for observation.

Azhar urged those with information on the case to contact the police by calling Investigating officer Jesmera B Bandong at 013-5719706. -- Bernama