Who threw out the baby?
What happened to having a heart? Ilhaam Hoosain has trouble processing an horrific news story.
Who has sex, finds out that they are pregnant, carries a baby for 9 months.... and then decides the best way to get rid of the baby, is to throw the newborn out of their vehicle in a plastic bag?
According to the news story
, snorkellers found the body of a newborn baby girl wrapped in a cloth and inside a plastic bag. They became suspicious after they saw a lot of blood around it. As they lifted the bag, the baby rolled out. The baby was still alive but there was nothing paramedics could do to save her.
What kind of human being has the heart to have a baby grow and develop in their body. Feel your tummy stretch to accommodate a new life. Give birth, hear your baby cry for the first time, feel her skin on yours, to look into her precious eyes. This is the most amazing thing a woman can experience and then murder the life that you carried? That is twisted!
I am totally disgusted with this sort of behaviour. I think if you are old enough to have sex
then you should be old enough to make an adult decision on what to do next. How can you be so heartless? There are options: drop your baby at a safe place or go through an adoption agency.
I cannot get the image out of my mind. Alone. Cold. Dying.
To come into a world that has so much to offer and for it to end so tragically. I keep thinking about how it played out. Was it a drive by?
Did he or she just fling the baby out of the car? Did someone actually place the baby down gently? What was going through their minds?
This story just made me feel that some people do not deserve to breathe. If anyone has information, contact Investigating Officer Fanie Hendricks on 021 856 2317/8 or 021 856 2677 or Crimestop confidentially on 08600 10111Do we do enough to provide options for people with unwanted babies?