“Bubbly Baby” thrown from bridge
EAST ORANGE â€” The mother of a 3-month-old girl allegedly thrown from the Garden State Parkway’s Driscoll Bridge by her father Tuesday night pleaded today for her daughter’s safe return.
State Police are continuing to search the river today for the infant. “She is a very bubbly baby,” Benjamin, of East Orange, said. “She’s an angel. She always laughs. She’d laugh at anything.” Â Abdur-Raheem, 21, who does not have custody rights for his daughter, is accused of attacking the child’s grandmother at her East Orange apartment before fleeing with the girl.
Now here’s the money quote:
The suspect, Abdur-Raheem,Â was religious and said his prayers regularly.
Rageem Â said that his son visited two mosques Tuesday evening before he was arrested.
Its a cultural thing, Â you see? Â Just like FGM, polygamy, child-marriage, wife beating, etc. Â Who are we to judge, right?
For those who may be worried:
… which doesn’t mean its banned yet….