Uyo (NAN) – The Police in Akwa Ibom have arrested Patience Aaron of Afaha Abia village, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, for allegedly burying her day-old baby alive.
Briefing newsmen in Uyo, the Commissioner of Police, Gabriel Achong, said the baby, who was buried in a shallow grave, was rescued alive about seven hours later.
He said the woman had been seriously ill since she was arrested and was receiving treatment.
Achong also said that more than six children who were victims of child theft had been recovered.
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