26 Jan '11, 5am

A Myanmar refugee in M'sia stabbed her newborn baby to death 5 times and left the body in her toilet

SHAH ALAM - A MYANMAR national here stabbed her newborn baby several times to death and left the body in the toilet of her home. The refugee, in her early 20s, was arrested at about 12.45pm in her home yesterday. It is believed that the baby girl was stabbed five times with a sharp object. Shah Alam police chief Supt Zahedi Ayob, who confirmed the case, said the baby suffered multiple stab wounds on her body and was left on a plastic sheet in the toilet. Police acted following a tip-off from the public at about 9am. He said the suspect was admitted to Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah while the body of the baby was taken to the mortuary. Supt Zahedi could not confirm the motive behind the murder and said the suspect, who is a housewife, had been separated from her husband for some time. -- THE STAR/ANN

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