Police in Ondo state have commenced investigation on the discovery of a day old baby inside an uncompleted building in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of the state. The baby, according to a reliable source was found inside an uncompleted building located at Idimu-Alo Street in Ondo with his placenta and other parts of his body intact.
The incident, however, threw the residents of the area into serious confusion as they expressed worry on the development. A source said that the baby was discovered by the passersby who heard his cry while passing at the area in the early hours of the day.
Although, it was not certain whether or not the baby was dumped in the uncompleted building by his mother, it was rumoured that a woman could have perpetrated the dastardly act.
It was gathered that the residents of the area called the attention of the Police to the development, who later stormed the area and took the baby to the motherless home.
The Divisional Police Officer ( DPO) in charge of the area , Mr Kunle Omisakin, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) confirmed the development, saying investigations have commenced on the matter. He added that the baby has been taken to a motherless baby’s home in the community, assuring that the baby is in a safe custody