Mentally-challenged’ Woman Caught Strangling Infant In Delta Church

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By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri

A woman, suspected to be mentally unstable, was reportedly caught strangling her infant in the premises of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries church Sunday in Effurun, Delta state, Sunday.

AUTHENTIC News Daily  gathered that the innocent baby, said to be a few months old, survived the attack.

The sex and whereabouts of the child could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

Sources said that, ”the unstable woman sought to get the attention of the church authorities to assist her financially.

”’The woman is with the police now, ‘she is currently cooling her heels in the police station.

When contacted for comment, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyinka Adeleke, confirmed the incident, C.P said, “Yes, it is true. But the woman is not mentally stable.  she is now in the police custody”.Adeleke stated.

When asked the sex and current location of the child, he said he would have to “find out” and was yet to give feedback as at press time.

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