Baby Abandoned At Achimota Forest, Ghana Ambulance Service Effects Rescue And Reports To Police

Baby Abandoned At Achimota Forest, Ghana Ambulance Service Effects Rescue And Reports To Police

  • An abandoned baby girl was found near the Accra Zoo in the Achimota Forest in the Greater Accra Region
  • The baby was rescued by personnel of the Ghana Ambulance Service from the Ayawaso North Constituency
  • The ambulance personnel made a report to the Ghana Police Service for investigations to commence

A baby girl was found abandoned in the Achimota Forest near the Accra Zoo on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.

Ghana Ambulance Service personnel in the Ayawaso North Constituency found her wrapped in a black polythene bag and quickly covered in a white cloth.

Baby girl rescued
Ambulance service personnel found the abandoned baby. Source: Twitter/@UTVGhana
Source: Twitter

A video from the scene showed the ambulance personnel gently cradling the baby. In the aftermath of the rescue, a report was made to a nearby police station.

An investigation has been initiated into the circumstances that led to the baby being abandoned.

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Pastor adopts abandoned baby

In 2022, reported that a pastor identified as Blessedconvenant Cyril Antai adopted a baby abandoned in front of his church.

Cyril in a Facebook post, shared photos of the baby while revealing that a mother had abandoned her baby at his church.

After following due protocols, including going to the police station to report the case, the pastor decided to adopt the baby.

Police woman nurses rescued baby

In a separate story, reported that a policewoman melted hearts while caring for an abandoned, malnourished child.

The officer, who was working overtime on guard duty, had received a call from a children's hospital requesting her attention.

On getting there, the officer came across the crying six-month-old child and breastfed him when the hospital caretaker permitted her.

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Woman admits to abandoning baby

Most recently, reported that a woman admitted that she abandoned her four-month-old baby with her husband after cheating on him.

The self-acclaimed alpha woman also revealed that she eloped with a 21-year-old man whom she described as hotter.

Her revelations stirred anger among many people, and they criticised her, especially how she tagged her newborn "it."

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