The Anambra State Police Command
on 3 October, 2020 at about 8:25am rescued a day old baby in Awka Local Government, Anambra State.
A release sent by the Anambra State Police Command reads 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 7:30am, a day old baby boy was wrapped up in a cloth and abandoned inside a gutter at same area by unknown person.
“All efforts made to trace the mother of the baby proved abortive. The 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 safe keeping.
“Meanwhile, the 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.”