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Woman Dumps Own Child Inside Well In Delta

Lucky Obukohwo, Reporting

A woman identified as Sofia Nkwo who lives in Araya community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, has thrown her only child inside a well.

The woman, age, 24, said she decided to take her one-year-old child’s life because she couldn’t care for him again as the father has rejected him.

The woman was among those paraded by the Delta State Police Command in Asaba.

Speaking, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Abaniwonda Olufemi, decried the evil act perpetuated by the woman.

He said, “On April 28, 2024, a case of infanticide was reported at Oleh Division, that a suspect named Sofia Nkwor 24, from Isoko South LGA, dump her child of one year and four month old in a well along the road in Araya community Isoko South LGA.

“Children who went to play around the tree discovered the abandoned child floating on the well.

The mother Sofia Nkwor was immediately arrested and she stated that she dumped the child on 26th April 2024.

She has however confessed to the crime.



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