The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old girl, for allegedly killing her new born baby few hours after putting to bed.
The suspect identified as Sandra Chisom Dumbo, lives at Royal Lodge located at Agbani in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu state.
Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amarizu, who disclosed this in a statement, said the ugly incident took place on Saturday.
According to him, “the mother of the late baby identified as one Sandra Chisom Dimbo of about 21 years and an occupant of the Royal Lodge was said to have given birth on 17/11/18.
“She allegedly killed her shortly inside her room before the arrival of neighbours who had forced themselves into her room after the alleged dastardly act.
“On that fateful day, the cry of a baby was heard in Sandra’s room which attracted neighbours to her room but could not gain access until they forced themselves in and only to discover that the new born baby has been killed by the mother.
The Command Spokesman added that “full scale investigations have commenced to ascertain why the suspect commit such crime.”
He further disclosed that Sandra is helping the operatives with useful information, adding that the dead body of the baby has been recovered by the operatives.