A newborn baby whose parents tried to throw over the fence has been rescued by students of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra state.
According to LIB, the students came out of their hostel on Friday and discovered a baby hanging from a barbed wire in a hostel with her placenta still intact.
A source at the school said the baby’s mother is a student of the school, and she gave birth to the baby in her boyfriend’s room.
After giving birth to the child, the parents tried to throw the baby on an empty plot of land beside the hostel, but their aim fell short and the baby got stuck on the fence.
The baby’s cry that attracted the students who live off-campus in Munachi Hostel, Oko, Orumba North L.G.A, and they rushed the baby to Chukwunoso Hospital opposite the main gate of the Polytechnic.
Investigation has revealed that the baby father’s is in HND 1 and he is a student in the department of Public Administration.
He was said to have pleaded with his roommate to allow his girlfriend deliver the baby in their room so they could throw her away afterwards.
The parents are on the run but the father’s roommate has been arrested by the police officers from the Oko police station.