A woman identified as Chinelo Udogu has flogged her three years old child to death.
Sources said Udogu carried out the action in a feat of anger, and that when she discovered that the baby had died, she allegedly put her in a bag and dumped her in a bush.
Video circulating online showed the woman being apprehended by some residents of Amikwo, where she dumped the baby in a nearby bush.
Meanwhile, the Anambra State Police command has confirmed the incident, saying that the culprit has been arrested.
Police public relations officer for the command, Mr Toochukwu Ikenga, a Deputy Superintendent of Police who confirmed the incident cautioned against anger.
He said: “On the incident about a woman, Chinelo Udogu, who allegedly flogged a three year old child to death and dumped her body in a bush at Amikwo, Awka, she has been arrested and is the victim’s body recovered.
“The lesson for us to learn is that we should be cautious when angry and desist from going physical when correcting our children.
“Meanwhile the case has been to transfer to state CID for a discretion investigations Further development shall be communicated.”