Woman Throws Newborn Baby Into Pit Toilet for Being A Boy

A woman in Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State, has allegedly threw her newborn baby into toilet for not liking the sex of the baby.

According to a resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity said the woman went for a scan some weeks ago and discovered that her baby was a boy, whereas she was expecting a girl and that perhaps prompted her action after delivering of the baby.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Haruna Mohammed , confirmed the incident , saying that the baby was recovered dead from the toilet.

Mohammed added that operatives attached to Ogidi Division have arrested the woman, Franca Udokwu , 30 , who lives in Obuba Obofia Nkpor Community in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State for allegedly dumping a child inside a pit toilet.

He further said that upon interrogation , the suspect 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 .

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