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Female resident allegedly flogs 3-year-old child to death, dumps corpse in the bush

Female resident allegedly flogs 3-year-old child to death, dumps corpse in the bush

A 3-year-old child has reportedly died in Amikwo, Anambra State, after being flogged by a Woman in the community, identified as Chinelo Udogu.

Reports say that the woman after flogging the child to death, put her corpse in a bag and dumped it in a bush.

But as seen in a viral video on Thursday, some residents of the community pounced on the woman before she could leave the bush where she dumped the child’s corpse.

While confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state Police Command, Mr Toochukwu Ikenga, said the woman has been arrested and called for calm.


DSP Ikenga said: “On the incident about a woman, Chinelo Udogu, who allegedly flogged a three-year-old child to death and dumped her body in a bush at Amikwo, Awka, she has been arrested and the victim’s body recovered.

“The lesson for us to learn is that we should be cautious when angry and desist from going physical when correcting our children.

“Meanwhile the case has been transferred to state CID for a discretion investigations Further development shall be communicated.”

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