An unidentified Hausa woman has thrown her newborn baby into the gutter along McDermott Road in Igbudu, a local government area of Warri South in Delta state.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that The woman said she threw the baby into the sewer because she was not ready to have children. She stressed that she doesn’t know who impregnated her, reports Latest Nigeria newspaper .
The matter became public domain when McDermott Road residents discovered the baby’s already dead remains and removed it from the sewer.
The community leadership immediately handed the baby’s mother, a Hausa lady, to the police for questioning. The police authority in Division “A” refused to reveal the woman’s name.
There are suspicions that the woman still to be identified could have killed the baby after giving birth.
When contacted, the Delta State Police Commissioner, CP Adeyinka Adeleke, in a telephone conversation with our correspondent, said: “We are trying to find out. They did not allow the matter to reach the Police. We are trying to listen to people who witnessed it. ”