Disturbing image of a baby with several cuts allegedly belong to a baby girl found dead in Betong on Monday.

Photo of a baby with several slashed wound and her internal organ burst out was found circulating in the Internet, particularly on social media Facebook.

It is allegedly photo of a baby girl born less than 24 hours before being found dead in Betong couple of days ago. However BO can’t verify the authenticity of the above image.

The mother said to be 16-year old female student of a school in Betong had since been detained by police to assist in the investigation of the cruel act.

“After receiving a report from the school, a CID team went to the location and found the baby girl dead with slash wounds on the neck, stomach and back while the suspect was on the bed beside the body,” he told Bernama yesterday.

He said police also found a knife, believed to be used to slash the baby, which was hidden in a blanket at the scene.

He added that the suspect was being detained at the Betong General Hospital maternity award and that the case would be investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.