Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 35-years-old mother, Sukurat Olajoke for killing her one month old baby, and dumped the corpse in Ogun river.

The suspected mother of the dead baby was arrested, when policemen attached to Enugada divisional headquarters Abeokuta, led by the DPO, SP Baba Hamzat on routine patrol saw the woman throwing something suspicious into the river, this made the policemen apprehend the woman for questioning.Mother

It was on interrogation that the suspect, who lives at Agboole Alakoye area of Igbo Ora in Oyo state, confessed that what she threw into the river was the corpse of her one month old baby, who she killed out of frustration.

The mother confessed further that, the father of the baby rejected her and the baby, so she decided to kill and throw the baby nto the river because she has no means of fending for the baby.

Preliminary investigation revealed that, the suspect had given birth to six (6) other children for three (3) different men, before gotten pregnant for one man simply identified as Hakeem who refused to accept the paternity of the child.

Local divers where employed by Enugada DPO and they were able to recover the corpse of the child, and it has been deposited at the general hospital mortuary.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.



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