The dead body of a new born child has been found by a 14 years old boy, who was said to be scavenging for plastics, metals and other tradable objects in the Gwallameji area of Bauchi metropolis.
The baby was still completely wrapped with umbilical cord and his placenta.
The 14 years old scavenger told Newsmen that immediately he saw the baby, he beckoned on his brother, who refused and ran away, saying after that they had to call a man to the scene and he, (the boy) went to call his neighbors and her mother, who dashed down to see it.
Sarkin Gwallameji, a community leader said, Sanusi Sani, his Vigilante Commander whose house was close to the scene alerted him
Gwallameji expressed sadness over the incident saying an issue of this nature had happened some years back when a new baby was found in the water well in the community.
He added that the occurrence of this incident was becoming a burden to everyone, asking members of the community to report any unmarried pregnant lady.
He also said the Yelwa Divisional Police Headquarters has sent their men there after being informed about the incident.
DSP Ahmed Wakili, the Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, DSP Ahmed Wakili, has confirmed the incident, adding the police will investigate.
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