Emirati officials find baby hidden in carryon bag

first_imgDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Local newspapers in the United Arab Emirates say authorities are investigating an Egyptian couple who tried to sneak their infant into the Gulf country by hiding him in their carry-on luggage.Monday’s reports say authorities discovered the baby at Sharjah airport when it showed up on an X-ray scan of the bag. Carry-on luggage is typically scanned at Emirati airports on arrival, after passengers have their passports stamped. Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Top Stories New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths The difference between men and women when it comes to pain Sponsored Stories More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Comments   Share   Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk The Gulf News says the baby boy had no passport, visa or other documents allowing him entry to the UAE.The paper and The National daily are quoting police as saying the unidentified parents put the child’s life at risk with the scheme. The case is being handed over to prosecutors.Sharjah officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Quick workouts for menlast_img read more