Selangor Journal
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Woman remanded over alleged abuse of two babies

JOHOR BAHRU, May 16 — A 21-year-old woman has been remanded for four days from today to assist in the probe into the abuse of two babies at a nursery in Taman Mutiara Rini, Iskandar Puteri.

The remand order against the woman was issued by Magistrate R Salini for investigation under Section 31 (1) (A) of the Child Act 2001.

Earlier, the woman, who is a babysitter at the nursery, arrived at the court complex wearing the orange lockup attire.

Johor police chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat, in a statement, said the woman was detained at 2am in Selesa Jaya, Skudai, by a team from the Iskandar Puteri police headquarters Criminal Investigation Division.

He said investigations found that the incident involved an 11-month-old baby girl and a nine-month-old baby boy and the nursery was operating without a licence.

— Bernama

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