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5-yr-old found in a sack in Ondo

By Sade Adewale, Ondo


A five-year-old girl identified as Esther, has been found in a sack inside a bush along Ayeyemi Old Garage Area in Okuudu, Ondo Kingdom.
The Hope Metro gathered that the child was abandoned by a yet-to-be-identified woman.
A police woman, ASP Omolade Olagundoye, confirmed the incident.
She told our correspondent that they received a call from Amotekun Corps that there was an abandoned child in the area.
Olagundoye said her team, Juveline Welfare Centre from Enu-Owa Division quickly went to the place to rescue the girl.
According to her, the girl had been in the sack for some days before the case was reported to them, adding that the girl could not talk when they untied the bag, after which she was rushed down to the hospital for proper treatment.
She said: “I went there with my team to rescue the child and took her to the State Specialist Hospital in Ondo for treatment.
“There was a call by Amotekun patrol team around Ayeyemi in Ondo West local government area that a child was tied in a sack bag inside the bush. It was after ten days before the girl could talk. She told us her name is Esther.
“Nobody came to complain of a missing child since that day. But investigation is ongoing in order to know and arrest the culprit,” she explained.


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