The police have found the body of a newborn baby wrapped in a plastic bag from a garbage bin of a residential building in Ras Al Khaimah.
Brigadier Khamis Hadid, Director General of Police Operations Command at the RAk Police, said that the newborn baby was first found by some cleaning workers of the municipality.
“The cleaners found the body of the baby in a garbage bag lying inside the garbage of a building, and immediately informed the police which immediately reached the spot.
“Initial police investigation revealed that the dead baby was thrown in the garbage bin through a garbage chute of the building,” he said.
Initial investigation also revealed that the baby belonged to a housemaid who threw it after delivery.
She was allegedly working illegally in a flat with a family and also ran away from the house after the incident.
The police have started a search for the maid as part of their investigation.