A college student was charged at her bedside at the Penang Hospital today, Thursday, July 16th, with murdering her newborn last Friday. No plea was recorded from M. Santhiea, who turned 18 in April this year. She was alleged to have committed the offence at the driveway leading to the fourth floor parking lot of Sri Ivory Apartment in Air Itam about 8.25am on July 10. She was charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code which carries the mandatory death penalty upon conviction.
Source: New Strait Times