Officers of Anambra Police Command have arrested a woman who killed her newborn son by throwing him into a pit toilet, PM News reports.
Franca Udokwu, 30, from Obuba Obofia Nkpor Community in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, was arrested today, August 22 following a tip-off.
Upon interrogation, the suspect led police detectives to the pit toilet inside her house where she dumped her baby.
The baby was recovered and taken to Iyi- Enu Mission Hospital for medical attention but was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
The woman and the baby
According to SP Haruna Mohammed, PPRO Anambra State Police Command, the baby’s corpse has been deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
He also said the case is under investigation after which the suspect will be charged to court for.