- It was learnt that the cow was being accompanied by two herdsmen to a buyer when it strayed off the DSC Expressway by Ebrumede Magistrate Court near the DSC Roundabout to assault the victim.
There was chaos on Monday at the Ebrumede community in the Effurun area of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State after a cow on the run reportedly killed a three-month-old baby.
It was learnt that the cow was being accompanied by two herdsmen to a buyer when it strayed off the DSC Expressway by Ebrumede Magistrate Court near the DSC Roundabout to assault the victim.
The incident lead to the death of the three-month-old baby.
The deceased was on her mother’s back when the bolting Cow attacked the woman from behind.
The cow was said to have used its horn to hit the baby on the head bursting the deceased skull in the process.
It was gathered that the cow also injured an elderly man in the process after earlier straying into the court process as lawyers and their clients fled for safety.
The baby who was rushed to the Warri Central Hospital for urgent medical attention was pronounced dead on arrival.
When contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.
Edafe said the herdsmen escorting the cow had been arrested by police operatives at the Ebrumede Police Station where the case was being handled.
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