JOHOR BARU, March 7 — The premature remains of a baby was found clogged in a sewage treatment plant near the Kulai rest area along the south-bound route of the North-South Expressway here, today.
The baby’s remains was discovered contractors of the expressway’s maintenance concessionaire Projek Penyelenggaraan Lebuhraya Bhd (Propel) during a routine cleaning of the plant at 11.30am.
Kulai police chief Superintendent Dzulkhairi Mukhtar when contacted said the discovery of the baby’s remains was made by Propel staff.
“Police dispatched a team to the location shortly after receiving a call from Propel staff regarding the discovery at 11.40am.
“The baby’s remains was later sent to the Temenggong Seri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim Hospital (HTSMI) in Kulai for a post mortem,” he said, adding that police have initiated investigations under Section 318 of the Penal Code for concealment of birth by disposal of a dead body.