A woman has been arrested by the police for dumping her newly born baby into a pit toilet, reports The Gazelle News.com.
The woman, Franca Udokwu, aged 30, of Obuba Obofia Nkpor community in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State was arrested by police operatives on Saturday, 22 August, 2020.
The police were tipped off by some community members.
The baby was later recovered from the pit toilet but certified dead by a medical doctor.
Franka was reported to have given birth to a baby boy and dumped the child inside a pit toilet inside her house.
When interrogated, she led police detectives to the scene of crime where 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 corpse of the baby has been deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy and case is under investigation after which suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution.