Operatives of the Anambra state police command have rescued a baby girl that was abandoned inside a bush in Idemili South Local Government Area of the state.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, stated that the police division in the locality received a report from members of the vigilante that a baby looking very sickly but still alive was found in the bush.
The detectives immediately visited the scene and rescued the baby.
“Commander, Nnokwa Vigilante group in Umueshi Village, Nnokwa, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State reported at Nnobi Police Station that a baby girl was abandoned by an unknown person inside Nnokwa bush.
Following the report, police operatives visited the scene, rescued the baby alive but very sickly and rushed her to Chukwu Nonso Hospital for medical attention.
The baby is gradually responding to treatment and will be handed over to Social Welfare for proper care while effort is ongoing to trace the parents in order to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident
Anyone with useful information about the child should report at Nnobi Divisional Police Station or contact PPRO Anambra State Police Command on GSM no 08060970639.” the statement read