The Vavuniya Magistrate Aruna Girinadan handed down an order yesterday to remand until the 2nd of July the mother from Omanthe who had buried her child alive.
The woman had given birth to a baby boy recently and had run away from the hospital after a few days.
She had buried the child alive on her way home and informed her mother that she buried the child since it was still born.
However when her family had gone to the grave site they found the child alive and informed the police.
The police had subsequently arrested the woman and admitted the child to the Vavuniya Hospital.
The woman later revealed that her husband had passed away and the child was the result of an extra marital affair.