Newborn baby found dumped in garbage bin on Lotus Park Drive

The newborn baby who was found abandoned.

A newborn baby girl is lucky to be alive after she was found dumped in a plastic packet in a garbage bin on Lotus Park Drive, in Isipingo, earlier this week.

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According to a police report, a young woman heard squeals coming from the bin and upon inspecting the contents, she discovered the newborn baby. She immediately alerted the local authorities, who were summoned for help.

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An Alpha Response officer responded attended to the scene and was met by members of the CPF together with local councillor and concerned community members. Police, together with ER24 and Netcare 911 paramedics, rushed the baby to hospital to where she received medical care.

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