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Should a mom who does this be charged with attempted murder?

Posted by on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:06 AM
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Mom Arrested for Abandoning Week-Old Newborn in Storm Drain for 5 Days


baby abandoned storm drainFew of us will ever understand how some moms can carry their babies for nine months, give birth, and then abandon their helpless newborn in an unsafe place instead of giving her up for adoption if they don't feel they can properly care for her. The latest shocking example of this comes from Sydney, where a 30-year-old mother has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after her week-old son was found alive -- thank god -- in a roadside storm drain. Officials say he spent five days there before he was discovered by pure luck and chance.

Saifale Nai could spend 25 years in prison if she is found guilty of abandoning her infant in an 8-foot-deep drain located in one of Sydney's suburbs, according to police. So far, her attorney has not entered a plea for her or applied for bail, which is all a bit mysterious.

A group of cyclists were reportedly riding by the drain when they say they heard a sound they thought was a kitten at first. They dropped down into the drain and lifted a slab off of it to investigate and, surely to their shock, found the teeny baby who showed no visible signs of physical injury, but was suffering from malnourishment and dehydration.

He was taken to a children's hospital, where it was reported that he was in serious but stable condition.

Detectives say the baby was abandoned in the drain the day after he was born. In order to really get a sense for how insanely remote and dangerous this storm drain looks, watch this video and let us know what you think:

Do you think this mother deserves to be charged with attempted murder?

by on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:06 AM
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OwlNuggets
by HAIL NUGGY! on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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Absolutely. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:09 AM
Yes, that's what she did, she attempted to murder her child.
othermom
by Ruby Member on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Yes she does need to be charged

TheNamelessDoll
by Silver Member on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Yes!

AngelSinger
by Angel on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:11 AM
I read about that yesterday. Had he been in there just a few hours longer, in 100 degree weather, he would not have survived.

She attempted to kill this child. The charge is appropriate.

Seagodess
by Emerald Member on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:11 AM
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How is that even a question. She left the kid there to die. She should be locked away and never see the light of day again.

strongforthem
by on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:11 AM
Of course. There are too many other options out there. There is no legitimate excuse for this.
Hubris_Huntsman
by on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:11 AM
Of course. Why shouldn't she be?
Serabeth06
by on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:12 AM

Absolutely! ): How horrible, that poor innocent little baby, crying and lonely, starving to death. I need to stop clicking these posts.

TresHijas111825
by Gold Member on Nov. 24, 2014 at 10:12 AM
With out a doubt.
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