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By Gamini Bandara Illangatilleka


Just days after a day old baby was found alive dumped in a toilet pit in Ratnapura, police said they had found another day old baby dumped in a garbage pit, this time along the Maskeliya – Norton Bridge main road.

The police who had rushed to the scene on information obtained from the public found the baby this morning and admitted the child to the Maskeliya District Hospital.

Hospital Director Dr. P.G..P.Gamage told Daily Mirror online the child may have been delivered in the early hours of today. He said the child was in perfect health. 

The police women’s bureau Sub Inspector Priyadarshani Thrimavithana is conducting further inquiries on the instructions of the OIC the Maskeliya police IP K.S.Pathirana in order to trace the child’s mother and arrest her.  (Daily Mirror online)

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  • Friday, 28 May 2010 06:30 PM

    'Suba Anagathayak'!

    Friday, 28 May 2010 06:34 PM

    What has democracy got to do with it?

    Friday, 28 May 2010 08:03 PM

    Why not open a centre in every hospital where any mother can anonymously drop her child off, if she 'doesn't want' it? It's far better than letting her kill the child!

    Friday, 28 May 2010 05:20 AM

    Something seems to have snapped, not even the mother's natural instincts are kicking in. What is happening to our society that an innocent infant can be discarded in this heartless manner?

    Friday, 28 May 2010 05:28 AM

    These type of women should be taken to work for children for long years under government organizations.as the punishment.

    Friday, 28 May 2010 07:05 AM

    OMG What's happening? There are so many wanting to have kids. So, please please please, don't abandon or destroy these little lives for God's sake.

    Friday, 28 May 2010 08:49 AM

    These incidents shows the real socio-economic condition of the country. Though war is over scio economic condition..democracy still not established

    Friday, 28 May 2010 09:09 AM

    What's wrong with these mothers? Don't they have any kind of heart when they do such things? They deserve Capital Punishment

    Friday, 28 May 2010 09:50 AM

    God forbid! What is happening to the women in Sri Lanka?


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