Residents of Port-Harcourt, Rivers state capital were left shocked after discovering a new born baby who was abandoned by the roadside.
The baby was packaged in a carton and dumped at the front of Mile 3 market in the metropolis..
Residents and passersby who saw the baby – reportedly alerted the authorities to the situation.
Facebook user Prince Zilla wrote; “What a wicked World! Just happened this morning.. How can a mother be this wicked and heartless, after 9 months of pains, and safe delivering she dumps the child in front of mile 3 park. Sad indeed……”