Police have issued fresh warnings against parents leaving their children unattended in parked cars while shopping or for any other reason. This is a crime punishable by law, they reiterated.
Authorities have reported several previous incidents of kids getting trapped in cars or sleeping children being forgotten in the back seat. And in a number of occasions, these have resulted in tragedies.
There have been continuous warnings and intensive awareness campaigns to educate the public about the dangers of leaving kids in cars.