Andoni Waterfront Residents, Disagrees With Police Over Alleged Burying Of Newborn
12 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested for allegedly burying a newborn baby alive at Andoni waterfront in Eagle Island, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Wednesday morning, August 23, 2023.
The arrest were made when residents who saw a group of boys conducting incantation and digging the ground by the Andoni’s waterfront in Eagle Island.
In contrary to what Eagle Island’s CSO said to the media, We gathered from Eagle Island’s resident that it was a woman whose child died that buried the baby and not the accused yahoo boys.
But the CSO of Eagle Island fingered the alleged yahoo boys, said he directed his men to dig the ground, where they found the lifeless body of a newborn baby boy and was exhumed.
He said his men, the police and neighbourhood men then went to the area in search of the suspects, who they eventually sighted coming out of a hotel.
“We even moved from one hotel to another in the area, and lo and behold, we saw them coming out from a hotel. And as soon as we highlighted from the car, they started running.
“So, we chased after them and apprehended them. There were twelve of them. So we took them to the police station and the baby” – Eagle Island CSO said.
The matter is with the police and further investigation is ongoing.