Why will a mother with conscience bury her 10-month-old baby in a forest? some engage in endless fasting and prayers to have at least one, some go extra mile to get this gift while others get it with ease but waste it.
This is the case of a mother who heartlessly buried her 10-month-old baby girl in a forest at Krobo-akye near Senya Breku in the Central region of Ghana.
Eye witnesses who spoke with Adom News, revealed that the helpless cries and groans of the poor baby attracted them, they followed the sound and find the baby girl buried in a makeshift grave in the bush.
One of the residents, Yaa Grace said they quickly alerted the police leading to her rescue.
The Senya Breku District Police Commander, DSP Matthew Boamponsem said the baby was dehydrated so they rushed her to the hospital for medical attention.
He added that, the police has also mounted a man-hunt for the mother who committed the heinous crime. He said the baby has been sent to the hospital for treatment while the police are trying hard to arrest the mother
Meanwhile, the Medical Officer in-charge of the Senya Breku Heath Centre, Dr Victor Saidu Issifu said the baby is in critical condition.
He explained that, she has bacterial infection, especially in her private part due to the number of hours spend underground. This notwithstanding, Dr Issifu said they are doing everything possible to save her life.