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Woman Throws Five-month-old Daughter Into River In Ogun

A 30-year-old woman, Olubunmi Ajayi, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to drown her five-month-old baby, Imole Anifowose, in RSS River, Sagamu part of the state.

This was made known on Monday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Omolola Odutola, who said the incident happened on Sunday.

The police spokesperson disclosed that the baby was rescued from the river by one Olusola Sonaya, who was close to the scene of the crime.

The baby was said to have been rushed to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu for medical attention and she is reported to have been in a stable condition at the time of filing this report.

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The statement partly read, “A five months old baby, one Imole Anifowose, is now in stable condition after one Olusola Sonaya “m” of RSS River Sagamu, averted a premeditated drowning by the mother.

“Following an attempted murder case which occured on the 21st of January 2024 at about 1730hrs that one Oluwabunmi Ajayi “f” aged 30years was sighted by a humanitarian who saw the suspect dropping her little child into the river.

“The person who saw her dropping the child into the river raced to the river and rescued the baby from drowning.

“The baby was rushed to OOUTH for immediate medical attention, and examination, and was reported to have survived the trauma.

“The mother has been apprehended and currently under observation to ascertain her mental health. Effort has been made to contact relatives or the husband to hand over the baby in the hospital, for appropriate welfare.”

The police image maker used the opportunity to thank the good Samaritan and also urged people to be vigilant of happenings in their surrounding.

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