Tuesday, 31 October 2017

23-Year-Old Woman Arrested For Dumping A Day-Old Baby In Kebbi

Photo of a day old baby

The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old woman, Gsmbo Suleiman, who allegedly dumped a day-old baby boy near a house in Yauri, Kebbi.

An eyewitness, Malam Musa Yauri, told journalists in Yauri that the newborn baby was found dumped behind a building at about 5pm on Sunday evening.

"Theyhave handed over the baby to the Yauri Local Government Authority, who in turn, handed over the baby yo the Kebbi Orphanage Home, for proper care", he said.

The Command's Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mustapha Suleiman, on Monday confirmed the incident, saying the baby's mother had been arrested.

Yauri added that the police have commenced an investigation into the incident.

" Investigation by the police revealed that the suspect had not married", he said.

He said that further investigation into the circumstances surrounding the suspect's action had begin.
Suleiman said that the suspect would be prosecuted after the investigation.
NAN

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