Abyei police arrest teenage girl for allegedly killing newly born baby

Agok Community Police Station | File photo

Community police have arrested a sixteen-year-old girl for allegedly killing her newborn baby in Abyei Administrative Area.

Last week, police found a dead body of a baby dumped in a drainage channel a few hours after birth in Agok town. Community police director, Anyiel Agon said the girl has admitted carrying out the act.

The girl as reported by police said she got rid of her infant because its father ran to Sudan. Agon says investigation is completed and that the girl will be taken to the court.