Sharjah Police have reportedly arrested an African couple for the death of a one-month old child, according to a report by Al Ittihad newspaper.
The report said that the couple abandoned the baby on the corniche of Khaled lagoon in Sharjah, which led to the death of the child.
Sharjah CID officers arrested the child's parents and they were subjected to an investigation during which they confessed to the crime, added the report. They have been now referred to public prosecution.
The report said that Sharjah Police operation’s room first received a call about the body of a baby dumped on the corniche. The body of the child was taken to Al Qasimi Hospital and was then referred to the forensic laboratory to identify the cause of death.