Anambra State Police Command Rescues A Day Old Abandoned Baby

According to reports at about 8:25am on Saturday, in Awka, operatives of the police command rescued a day old baby abandoned by the mother.

Confirming and speaking on the incident, SP Haruna Mohammed, the command’s spokesperson stated that a good Samaritan resident at Abuja Estates behind NSCDC office Awka reported at B Division Police Station Awka that on the same date at about 7:30 am, a day-old-baby boy was wrapped up in a cloth and abandoned inside a gutter at the same area by an unknown person.

“Scene was visited by Police operatives attached to JWC and the baby who is in good health condition was rescued and handed over to “Time to fort Care specialist medical centre Awka” for safekeeping.

“Meanwhile, the State Ministry of Social Welfare children and women affairs was contacted and the baby will be handed over to the Social Welfare department for proper care while effort is ongoing to trace the mother in order to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.


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