2 Abandoned Children In Police Custody In Anambra 

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Police Command in Anambra have reported that two children found by vigilante group are in the Commands custody.

According to SP Haruna Mohammed PPRO* Anambra State Police Command, On the 1/8/2020 at about 8:am,the Chairman Vigilante group Oba in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State brought a male Child of about two years old

to Oba Police Station.The child is about 2 feet tall,fair in complexion with small tribal marks

The boy was found wandering around Oba International market and could neither mention his name, find his way back home nor state where he came from..He is presently in the protective care of the Oba Divisional Anti human trafficking unit pending identification of his parents or guardian.

He called on the biological parents  or close relatives to come and identify him.

“Anyone with useful information about the found child should report at Oba Divisional Police Station or contact PPRO Anambra State Police Command  through GSM no 08060970639,” Mohammed said.

Similarly, “On the 4/8/2020 the Commander Nnokwa Vigilante group in Umueshi Village Nnokwa ,Idemili South LGA of Anambra State reported at Nnobi Police Station.

That a baby girl of about 2 months old was abandoned by unknown person inside Nnokwa bush and left crying.

Following the report,police operatives visited the scene, rescued the baby alive but very sick and rushed her to Chukwu Nonso Hospital for medical attention.

Meanwhile, the baby is gradually responding to treatment and will be handed over to the Social Welfare for proper care while effort is ongoing to trace the parent 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  through GSM no 08060970639,” said the Command.

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