Main Page  I  Northern  I  South  I  East  I  Central  I Sabah & Sarawak  I  Versi B. Melayu  I  BERNAMA.COM
 
 

Two-year-old girl dies, believed abused by babysitter


Last Update: 11/09/2019




MELAKA, Sept 11 -- A two-year-old girl died, believed to have been abused by her babysitter, in a house at Kandang here yesterday.

Melaka Criminal Investigations Department chief ACP Mohd Nor Yhazid Idris said the child was brought in unconscious to the Melaka Hospital at about 2am yesterday, but was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

"Medical officers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the child on arrival at the emergency unit but the victim could not be revived.

"The girl was under the care of the babysitter since late July and preliminary investigations revealed there were bruises and scars on her head and thighs," he told Bernama when contacted here today.

Following the incident, the 36-year-old babysitter and her husband, 45, were arrested to facilitate investigations.

He said police were also waiting for the autopsy report adding that the case was being investigated under Section 31(1) of the Child Act 2001 and Section 14 (a) of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act  2017.

-- BERNAMA



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
   
 

24-hour fire-dousing operation underway in Sri Aman

 
     

1,700 metric tonnes of food donated to Food Bank Malaysia

 
     

Hearing on case of teenager driving against traffic in Nov

 
     

JS Asagiri docked at Kuantan Port

 
     
 
     
 

.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

 
     
     
   
   
     
     
     
   
     
   
     
 

 
© 2019 BERNAMA. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy| Security Policy
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form except with the prior
written permission of BERNAMA. Best viewed in Firefox 35.0.1 & Internet Explorer 8.0 with 1024 x 768 resolution