The three-year-old who was killed and dumped in a bush by Udeogu Chinelo, a 37-year-old lady, was her granddaughter, according to Udeogu Chinelo, who was nabbed by agents of NAPTIP, Anambra State command.
When the suspect went to return the school tuition she had paid for the deceased, she was stopped at a primary school in Awka.
Okafor Anthony, the state’s NAPTIP spokesperson, announced the following on Thursday, October 6:
While being questioned on the whereabout of the victim, she disclosed that the victim had d#ed. The suspect led the operatives of NAPTIP to the scene where she the body of the victim.
On arriving the scene the victim’s body was found wrapped in a black nylon bag where the suspect d¥mped her in the bush around Hezekiah Dike Crescent Awka.
The suspect claimed that the deceased victim is her granddaughter. The victim was reported to have d#ed on the 29th September, 2022.
Because she urinated in a bucket they used to take a bath at home, Chinelo claimed she assaulted the dead a few days prior and left bruises on her body.
She said that the deceased was her granddaughter, birthed by her daughter, who was 19 years old. She claimed that soon after the baby was delivered, her daughter abandoned the infant along with her.