Baby Roselana laid to rest
Young mother attends funeral as Cottonera community congregates at the parish square to bid farewell to nine-month-old baby girl.
4 September 2012, 12:00am
Present for the funeral was also her mother, a 17-year-old girl who appeared distraught and extremely emotional.
Baby Roselana was laid to rest in a small white coffin, carried by her father.
Yesterday, the young mother was arraigned in a court of law accused of involuntary manslaughter. Pleading not guilty to the charges, she yesterday urged the court to let her see her daughter one last time today.
The court ordered that the woman be kept at Mount Carmel Hospital's forensic unit.
The defence, which demanded she be freed from arrest and allowed to live with her parents - who are separated - was met with opposition from the prosecution.
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