DENPASAR - Police arrested a mother who had the heart to throw away a baby girl in a cardboard box in Denpasar, Bali, last weekend.
"Not arrested, because she wanted to breastfeed the baby, so, we were not detained. (The mother) is there and has been secured and is still being processed", said Denpasar Police Chief, Jansen Avitus Panjaitan, Wednesday, February 24.
From the information, the woman was discarded with the initials OMS (28). She dumped the baby on Saturday, February 20.
“She is stress and has problems with her husband. We are proceeding but considering humanity and we are not detaining her because she has a baby, so we must report it but the process is still ongoing", said Jansen.
The discovery of a baby girl in a cardboard box previously caused a commotion for residents. The poor baby was found on Jalan Gunung Lawu, Number 11, Denpasar, Bali.
"From the information from Prima Medika Hospital, the baby is 3 or 4 days old and weighs 3.41 (kilograms)", said Head of Public Relations Denpasar Police Iptu I Ketut Sukadi.
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