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Penang security guard discovers foetus in restaurant garbage bin

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A security guard here made a shocking discovery yesterday when he stumbled across a dead foetus in a garbage bin near a restaurant in Taman Perwira.

The man, aged 36, found the foetus wrapped in white adult pants at 8pm, before alerting the police.

Seberang Perai Tengah district police chief ACP Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the male foetus is believed to be six months into its development, based on its physical features.

“Police will obtain a closed-circuit television (CCTV) recording of the nearby area to trace the culprit,” he said here today.

The dead foetus was sent to the Seberang Jaya Hospital.

Nik Ros urged members of the public with information about the incident to contact the nearest police station to facilitate the investigation.

The case is being investigated under Section 318 of the Penal Code. – BERNAMA

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