The Anambra State Police Command, has confirmed the arrest of a woman who dumped the body of a 3-year-old child in a bush after allegedly beating her to death.
Tochukwu Ikenga, the state police spokesman confirmed the arrest in a tweet on Thursday.
“On the incident about a woman who allegedly flogged a 3year old child to death & dumped her body in a bush, she has been arrested & investigations is ongoing,” he said.
“The lesson for us to learn is that we should be cautious when angry & desist from going physical when correcting our wards.”
THE WITNESS had reported that the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Anambra division arrested the woman over the dastardly act.
The woman is said to have confessed to the crime.
The woman took NAPTIP officials to the bush where she buried the child and a shared online video showed that the body of the victim is already decomposing.
Speaking in Igbo, she said: “I beat her and she started convulsing so I took her to Kings (hospital). Getting there, she died, so I threw her body here.”