The Anambra State Police Command has nabbed a 30-year-old woman, Franca Udokwu, who gave birth and dumped the baby inside a pit toilet Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
According to the State Police Public Relation Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, for Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command, the incident happened on the 22nd day of August, 2020.
It was also gathered that the baby was certified dead by a medical doctor.
The statement reads, “On the 22/8/2020 at about 8:30am following a tip off,police operatives attached to Ogidi Division arrested one Franca Udokwu ‘f’ aged 30 years of Obuba Obofia Nkpor Community in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
Suspect allegedly gave birth to a baby boy and dumped the child inside a pit toilet inside her house.Upon interrogation,the suspect led police detectives to the scene of crime where the baby was recovered and taken to Iyi- enu Mission Hospital for medical attention but was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
Meanwhile, corpse deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy and case is under investigation after which suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution.”