A 25-year-old woman has been arrested for reportedly dumping her lifeless newborn baby in Twic County, Warrap state.
The infant was found dead under a tree in a swampy area in Pan Baai village, Pannyok Payam.
According to Police, the incident was brought to the attention of the public after dogs were seen feeding on the body of the infant on Sunday.
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Kuol, Police Inspector in Pannyok Payam told Mayardit FM that the suspect was reported to the police by neighbors.
“We arrested her and she is now in police custody so that another person can hear that killing of a human is not good. It is her baby,” he said.
Lt. Colonel Kuol mentioned that the suspect will be taken to court after investigations are complete.