Story of baby left inside car in Metrowalk parking in Pasig City became viral recently.
Now after watching the video, Social Welfare acting Secretary Virginia Orogo said it was indeed a neglect on the parent’s end.
“That is neglect and neglect, eh nasaktan ang bata, may abuse na agad doon…Puwede po naming kunin ‘yong bata until such period of time” she said.
Sec. Orogo has given an order to social workers to locate the parents who may face charges if proven that there was neglect.
Meanwhile, the mother of the 2 year old baby left inside car aired her side in a social media post.
“May-ari ‘yong husband ko ng resto[ran]… kumain ako sandali. Nakita pa nga ako ng guard…”May-ari ‘yong husband ko ng resto[ran]… kumain ako sandali. Nakita pa nga ako ng guard,” said the mother.
“Walang magulang na gustong patayin ang anak,” she added
The said viral video was posted by a netizen named Jasper Pascual. In his lengthy caption, he narrated how he found the baby inside the parked Toyota Fortuner. The baby boy who was crying and was sweating tapped the window, which Jasper heard.
According to the security personnel he called the parents of the baby twice.
“Yong unang kostumer nga, ‘yon nga ang nagsabi sa’kin, doon, tinawagan ako ng kasamahan ko sa radyo na mayroon daw batang umiiyak…Yong unang ano niya, ‘di ko alam na dinala n’ya, ‘yon pala iniwanan niya uli”
Here is the viral video.