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Newborn baby boy dumped in polythene bag rescued in Lagos

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A newborn baby boy abandoned in America polythene bag has been rescued at Alhaji Masha Road, in the Surulere area of Lagos State.

It was gathered that a yet-to-be-identified social worker attached to a hospital in Surulere, while on her way to a destination, heard the sound of a crying baby emanating from the polythene bag.

Observing what was in the polytene bag, the social worker saw the baby boy and quickly rushed him to the Randle General Hospital for quick medical intervention.

It was learnt that the baby had been responding to treatment.

It was also gathered that the Divisional Police Officer and a team from the family support unit visited the scene of the incident.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident.

He said, “The case of the day-old baby abandoned by unknown persons in a polythene bag was reported at the Surulere Division on April 15, 2024, around 1:40pm, by the social worker.

“The baby has been rescued and is responding to treatment. The Divisional Police Officer and a team from the family support unit visited the scene of the incident. The investigation is in progress.”

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