A baby girl who was abandoned in a bush in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra state has been rescued by men of the Anambra state police command, Igbere TV has learnt.
This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed in a statement released and made available to newsmen.
The PPRO said 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.
Igbere TV learnt that 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.