The Ogun State Police Command on Monday said that its operatives on Sunday arrested 30-year-old Olubunmi Ajayi for attempting to drown her five-month-old baby, Imole Anifowose, in RSS River, Sagamu.
One Olusola Sonaya, who was around the river, was said to have assisted in rescuing the baby after her mother threw her into the water.
This was according to a statement from the spokesperson for the state police command, SP Omolola Odutola, sent to journalists on Monday.
The baby was said to have been rushed to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu for medical attention
The statement partly read, “A five months old baby, one Imole Anifowose, is now in stable condition after one Olusola Sonaya “m” of RSS River Sagamu, averted a premeditated drowning by the mother.
“Following an attempted murder case which occured on the 21st of January 2024 at about 1730hrs that one Oluwabunmi Ajayi “f” aged 30years was sighted by a humanitarian who saw the suspect dropping her little child into the river.