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Nigerian woman arrested for attempting to bury aborted child

ANAMBRA STATE-(MaraviPost)– Nigeria police at Anambra state are keeping in custody woman who attempted to bury an aborted child.

Also arrested a quack chemist who allegedly carried out the abortion,recover expired drugs in his shop.

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 heavenly 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.

Meanwhile, search was executed at the premises of the quack chemist and some quantity of expired drugs/ syringes were recovered while the said Chidera, who was weak and lost much 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.

The Commissioner of Police *CP John B.Abang,fdc however ordered that the case be transferred to the State CID Awka for discreet investigation.

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