An 18-year-old lady is in trouble for allegedly burying a bouncing baby boy she delivered alive.
The incident reportedly
occurred at Wodukum, a farming village in the Suhum Municipality of the Eastern
Region on Sunday morning.
The suspect, Jennifer Badu,
reportedly committed the crime without the notice of her parents, even though
she is believed to be of sound mind.
Regional Police PRO, DSP
Ebenezer Tetteh confirmed the sad incident to DAILY GUIDE and said following
a tip-off, the police proceeded to the scene in the bush
at Wodokum and found a lifeless body of a day old baby boy in a small hole in a
supine position with his placenta lying close to the body.
He said the lifeless body of the baby was conveyed to Suhum Government Hospital’s morgue awaiting autopsy and the suspect is currently on admission responding to treatment at same hospital while the police are investigating the matter.
From Daniel Bampoe, Suhum