According to a report by The Nation, a 6-months old baby was reportedly found at Umukabia village, Neni, in Anaocha local government area of Anambra State.
The victim, suspected to have been abandoned in the community by the mother, was said to have been discovered on Monday, at about 10.50pm.
The Nation reports that the victim, dark in complexion, was brought to Neni Police division by the Chairman, Vigilante group Neni branch, Mr Titus Ogudogwo.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, in the state, SP Haruna Mohammed, said efforts were being made by the Command to trace the biological parents of the child in order to reunite her with the family.
“On the 9/7/2018 at about 2250hrs, Chairman Vigilante group, Neni branch, one Mr Titus Ogudogwo brought to Neni division a baby girl of about Six months old reasonably suspected to have been abandoned at Umukabia village Neni,” he said.
Mohammed however urged members of the public with useful information that could help trace the parent of the child to report at the Neni division.