Couple abandon baby on Sharjah corniche

Sharjah Police have arrested a man and a woman, both of African nationality, for the death of a one-month old child, Al Ittihad newspaper has reported.

According to the report, the African couple abandoned the baby on the corniche of Khaled lagoon in Sharjah, which led to the death of the child.

Sharjah CID officers arrested the child's parents and they were subjected to an investigation during which they confessed to the crime.

They have been now referred to public prosecution.

Sharjah Police operation’s room first received a call about the body of a baby dumped on the corniche.

The body of the child was taken to Al Qasimi Hospital and was then referred to the forensic laboratory to identify the cause of death.

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