Two persons have been arrested by police in Jasikan for dumping a day-old baby in a pit toilet.
The suspects, a 21-year-old mother of the victim and an elderly woman were arrested on May 27, 2022.
CitiNews reports that “Residents through their vigilance noticed the disappearance of the day-old baby and launched a search party after confronting the mother of the baby.”
The 21-year-old mother together with the elderly woman, believed to be her mother led residents to the pit toilet where the baby was found dead.
The body of the baby has since been deposited at the Jasikan Hospital morgue.