A photo of a baby girl smoking a cigarette posted to account of a certain Ehrdz dela Cruz on Facebook is currently making rounds online.
It is not clear if she’s the girl’s mother but the said photo has provoked outrage from social media users.
Yesterday, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DWSD) tracked down a mother whose photos of her child being treated like a dog.
The viral photo showed the child on a leash, on all fours in front of a blue dog food bowl. The person who posted the photo, Ayra Dela Cruz Francisco who claims to be the mother called the child “her new pet.”
DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman said they have already rescued and taken temporary custody of the child. The child is currently at the Reception and Study Center for Children, a facility for abandoned children.