A scan of a passenger’s bag at Zamboanga City Port immediately (Thursday, June 29) revealed that he was carrying a dead baby.
The bag was in the possession of Alex Insana, aged 33, who was trying to board a morning ferry sure for the island of Basilan.
When questioned, Mr Insana mentioned his aunt Andah Kabulot had given start to the stillborn baby and requested him to take it to their native island the place it could possibly be buried in accordance with Muslim practises.
He admitted that he had failed to safe the suitable paperwork for travelling with the tiny corpse.
The physique was taken to a neighborhood hospital the place it was confirmed dead. After kin had corroborated his account of occasions, a death certificates was issued and Mr Insana was launched.