Gombak river yields dumped baby

KUALA LUMPUR – The body of a newborn baby was found floating in the Gombak River near the Titiwangsa Light Rail Transit (LRT) station yesterday. Dang Wangi police chief ACP Zulkarnain Abdul Rahman said a commuter spotted the body between some rocks by the riverbank at 9am.

“We believe the baby was thrown into the river elsewhere before floating to the spot. We also believe the baby died within the past 24 hours as the body is still in good condition”, he said. He appealed to the public to contact 03-20702222 to assist investigations.