Published on: Aug 04 2017 at 10:39 am | Nnamdi [ 7672 ]

A 45-year-old woman, Hassana Sabiu, who
connived with her daughter to allegedly kill a
newborn baby has been arrested by the Katsina
police command.

The new born baby was found dead in a garbage-
can at Madugu House along Yahaya Madaki way.

It was gathered that the 25-year-old daughter,
Qamariya Ismail, was pregnant out of wedlock.
Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Isah
Gambo,confirmed the arrest saying the mother and
daughter were arrested after investigations were

“The dead female new-born baby was found inside
a dustbin at Madugu House on Yahaya Madaki

“Investigation aided by neighbours linked baby to
Qamariyya who was pregnant out of wedlock.”

Upon interrogation, mother of the baby, Qamariyya
confessed to killing and throwing the baby inside
garbage can.

She added that her mother knew about the
pregnancy and convinced her into carrying out the
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