Five Year Old Girl Found Inside An Abandoned Sack In Ondo State
The people of Ondo town in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, have expressed a shock over the discovery of a five year old girl in an abandoned sack, Tori4africa report.
The child, identified as Esther, was said to have been left inside a bush by an unidentified woman.
The incident happened along Ayeyemi Old Garage area in Okuudu axis of Ondo town.
According to a police officer, ASP Omolade Olagundoye, the police were alerted by the Amotekun Corps that there was an abandoned child in the area.
Olagundoye said after the distress call was made, she alongside her team from the Juvenile Welfare Centre, Enu-Owa Police Division, quickly swung into action by going to the place where they rescued the girl.
She revealed that with their findings, the girl had been in the sack for some days before the case was reported.
Five Year Old Girl
Olagunjoye added that the girl was immediately taken to the hospital for urgent treatment after discovering that she could not talk.
After receiving a call from the Amotekun patrol team around Ayeyemi in Ondo West local government area that a child was tied in a sack bag inside the bush, I went there with my team to rescue the child.
She said could not say anything and we took her to the State Specialist Hospital in Ondo for treatment. It took her a while before she could talk. She told us her name is Esther, Olagundoye said.
Nobody had come forward to complain of a missing child since she was rescued But investigation is ongoing in order to know and arrest the culprit.