A day-old baby wrapped in a polythene bag was found in a dustbin around Lagos.
Making this disclosure in a Tweet, Benjamin Hundeyin, The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command said the baby would have died if he wasn’t immediately rescued.
Detailing that the baby is currently doing fine, Hundeyin warned that Infanticide is a crime adding that it is better to prevent pregnancy than to kill the baby.
“A day-old baby was found wrapped in a polythene bag in a dustbin. Save for quick detection, baby would have died. Baby is doing fine. Prevent the pregnancy. It’s better than killing the baby. Infanticide is a crime!” the police spokesperson tweeted.