According to news reports, two baby was found dead in the gutter at Elikpkwu Odu, Rupkokwu, Port Harcourt
The (2) dead baby was spotted on Tuesday.
Th residents of the area say they woke up on Tuesday morning to see the abandoned (2) dead baby in the gutter beside the road
The situation created panic among residents and business owners at Elikpokwu Odu, Rupkokwu, Port Harcourt
“It’s sad knowing that the mother just dumped it off like it was a piece of trash, said the witness.
“I don’t see how anyone could do that to a child.”
Residents of the area condemned the idea of dropping babies in gutter to die. They viewed that taking them to safe places where they could possibly be rescued by responsible persons or baby homes is better than abandoning them in a dangerous places to die.
Speaking further, an eyewitness simply identified (Name) who spoke to the Pressmen at the scene of the incident confirmed that the baby was dropped at the wee hours of the night but was found dead at the time it was seen in the gutter yesterday morning.
She reported: “We woke this morning to see this baby here.
We don’t know who dumped the baby. Maybe it is cold that killed the child . “