Anambra State police command have apprehended a 24-year-old woman while going to bury aborted child.

SP Haruna Mohammed, Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PRO) who revealed this in a statement, stated that, the chemist who did the abortion on her was also apprehended.

The statement credited to Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PRO) read, “It would be recalled that on the 20/6/20 at about 9:pm, following a tip off, Police operatives attached 33 Division in collaboration with Nsugbe Vigilante group arrested one Chidera Nwaoga ‘f’ aged 24 years of Ofianta village Nsugbe but a native of Izzi LGA of Ebonyi State.

“Suspect was arrested with a premature baby girl concealed inside a rubber bucket on her way to bury the child inside the bush before she was apprehended.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the woman who was heavily pregnant approached a quack and untrained chemist, one Odimegwu Ikunne ‘m’ aged 51 years of Nando village but resides at Akpalagu village, Nsugbe who allegedly administered injection on her and aborted the pregnancy.”

Sp Haruna disclose that further enquiries at the premises of the chemist shows that some quantity of outdated drugs/syringes, which were uncovered.

Haruna said, “The girl who was weak because of loss of blood when arrested has now fully recovered due to urgent medical attention she received at Multicare hospital 33 since 20th June, 2020.

“Consequently, the decomposing baby was buried based on experts advise in order not to constitute health hazard to the public."

He said further that the Commissioner of Police, CP John B.Abang has directed that the case be moved to the State CID Awka for proper investigation.

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