Vietnamese woman arrested for abandoning bodies of newborn twins
Japan Today -- Nov 21
Police in Ashikita, Kumamoto Prefecture, have arrested a 21-year-old Vietnamese woman on suspicion of abandoning the bodies of her newborn twins.

Police said the woman, who came to Japan in 2018 to work as a technical trainee, has admitted to the charge. Sankei Shimbun reported that the woman told police she gave birth to twin boys in her company dormitory on Nov 10. She then wrapped the bodies in a cloth and placed them in a cardboard box.

On Nov 16, the woman took the box to a hospital in Yatsushiro City where she told medical staff that she had given birth at her dorm and that the twins were dead.

Police said the woman gave no information on who the father of the babies was, or whethehr the twins were stillborn.

熊本県芦北町で生まれたばかりの双子の赤ちゃんの遺体を遺棄した疑いで外国人技能実習生の女が逮捕されました。  ベトナム国籍のレー・ティ・トゥイ・リン容疑者(21)は10日ごろ、芦北町の会社の寮で出産した双子の赤ちゃんの遺体を段ボールの中に遺棄した疑いが持たれています。レー容疑者から「赤ちゃんを産んで段ボールに入れた」と打ち明けられた関係者が警察に通報して発覚しました。双子の赤ちゃんはレー容疑者の部屋から見つかりました。レー容疑者はおととし9月から農業を経営する会社で技能実習生として働いていて、警察の調べに対して容疑を認めているということです。
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