In a bizarre incident, a woman who killed her newborn son by dumping him into a pit toilet has been apprehended by officers of the Anambra State Police Command.
The lady who goes by the name Franca Udokwu, 30, from Obuba Obofia Nkpor Community in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, was arrested on August 22 by police operatives attached to Ogidi Division, upon receiving intel on the case.
After several questioning, the suspect led police detectives to the scene where she committed the despicable act – the pit toilet she dumped her baby.
The baby was rescued and rushed to Iyi- Enu Mission Hospital located in the town for medical attention but was confirmed dead on arrival by the medical doctor on call during the period.
According to SP Haruna Mohammed, PPRO Anambra State Police Command, the baby’s corpse has been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary for autopsy and the case is under investigation after which the suspect will be charged to court for the heinous act.