A seven month-old-baby has been abandoned in a Catholic parish by an unknown person in Nnewi, Anambra State.
The Anambra State police command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed announced this in a press release made available to journalists in Awka.
Mohammed said in a press release captioned; abandoned and found child, that “On the 12/11/2018 at about 450pm, One Rev. Father Christopher Ezimo, male of St. Martin Deporres Catholic Church Umudim, Nnewi brought to Nnewi division a seven months old sick baby boy alleged to have been abandoned inside the Church by unknown person.”
He said the scene was visited by Police operatives attached to juvenile and welfare unit of the division and the baby was rushed to Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi where he is presently receiving treatment.
“However, the case is under investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident and effort is ongoing to trace the biological mother of the baby.”
The Command implored the Public to approach her with useful information that could help trace the parents of the child.