Ebonyi State Police Command, weekend said it has rescued a nine-month old female child abandoned at Ebonyi Riverside of Ezzillo Community in Ishielu Local Government Area of the State.
According to the Police, “The baby was sighted by a farmer who alerted the Police Operatives attached to Ishielu Division of the Command”.
In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah Obianuju,
the victim was handed over to the Gender Unit of the State Police Command.
“The Ebonyi State Police Command, on 27th August 2021 at about 0915hrs rescued a nine-month-old female child that was abandoned at Ebonyi Riverside-Ezzillo Community in Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi State.
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“The baby was sighted by a farmer who alerted the Police Operatives attached to Ishielu of the Command before she was rescued and handed over to the gender unit of the State Police Command.
“The Commissioner of Police Ebonyi State Command, CP Garba Aliyu has directed that the baby be accorded proper medical attention and taken to a Government facility for custody and proper care.
“The CP assures the general public that the Command will continue to collaborate with all the relevant Government agencies and Non-Government bodies in fighting against this inhuman act and other social vices in Ebonyi State.”