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Anambra CP Orders Probe into Lifeless Baby Found Inside Bag at Ifite-Awka



By Ikemefuna Asika, Awka
The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Police Command, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam has ordered an immediate investigation into the lifeless body of a baby found in a sack at a refuse dump along Ifite Road, Awka on Sunday, 2nd May, 2024.

In a statement signed by SP Tochukwu Ikenga, PPRO Anambra command, preliminary investigations reveal the child should be a day old and was abandoned by yet unidentified woman suspected to be the mother.

Meanwhile, the body has been recovered and the Police are currently working with some eyewitness information at the scene for possible arrest of the perpetrator.

CP Itam who decried moral decay in Society described the act as ungodly, barbaric, and inhuman. He also urges Parents/Guardians to pay greater attention to children/wards and call on anyone with useful information that can aid the investigation to come forward to the Police Command headquarters.

The statement also provided contact phone lines which include Command Control Room number at 07039194332 or the PPRO at 08039334002 for people with useful information regarding the incident.

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