The Eastern Regional Police has arrested Jenifer Badu, 18 for allegedly burying her newly born baby boy alive in a bush at Owodokum near Suhum in the Eastern Region right after delivery.

The suspect is currently recovering at the Suhum Government Hospital under Police guard.

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The body of the baby has since been exhumed and deposited at the Suhum Government Hospital morgue for autopsy.

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According to the Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Francis Gomado, the deceased baby was found by the Police in a small hole in a bush with its placenta beside it.

He said the police have initiated investigations into the act.

Source: GNA