Mystery Baby Abandoned In Gutter In Anambra—-A resident of Abuja Estate located in Awka, Abuja has made it possible for the Police Command to rescued a day-old baby wrapped in a cloth and abandoned inside a drainage.
In a statement made by Mohammed Haruna, spokesperson of the command, the baby was handed over to Time to Fort Care Specialist Medical Centre, Awka, for safekeeping as all efforts to trace the mother proved abortive.
“On Oct. 3, at about 8:25 am, a good Samaritan resident in Abuja Estate behind NSCDC office Awka, reported at B Division Police Station, Awka at about 7:30 am that a day-old-baby was wrapped in a cloth and abandoned inside a gutter at the same area by an unknown person.
“The scene was visited by police operatives, and the baby, which was in good health condition was rescued,” he said.
He added that the state Ministry of Social Welfare, Children and Women Affairs had been contacted, saying “the baby will be handed over to the Social Welfare Department of the ministry for proper care.”