One Joy Iember Iorzua, A 28- year old mother, has been arrested by the Benue State Police Command for allegedly killing and dumping her two- day old baby boy, at the River Ujiiragbo, in Gwer local government area of Benue state.
The suspect was arrested at Mbasa-Mbakine Gee council ward by members of the vigilante group operating in the community who handed her over to the Police in Aliade, the local government headquaters.
Joy Iember Iorzua who lived along Ayua-Num street, in Aliade town, was delivered of the baby last week and two days later, she allegedly strangled the innocent baby to death.
A source said:
”After killing the baby, she wrapped his remains in a polythene bag, put him in a carton and dumped it at the popular UjiiragboRiver.
”The dastardly killing was however exposed when members of the vigilante group on patrol in the area, got wind of her action and her intention to escape from the community for fear of being apprehended."
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