An eighteen years old girl identified as Hauwa Sani has been arrested by Jigawa State Police Command for allegedly killing and burying her own newborn baby at Dabi village in Ringim Local Government Area.
Narrating the incident, the suspect said;
“After 8 months of my pregnancy on Friday, 31/01/2020, my step mother, one Sadiya Sani took me to a house in Sankara village where I was given injections about two times by a medical personnel.
“A day after, and on Saturday 01/02/2020, I gave birth to a bouncing baby boy and killed the baby instantly, took it to the bush and buried it in a shallow grave.”
Confirming the incident, thr State Police Spokesperson, SP Abdu Jinjiri said the suspect directed police where the corpse was buried and exhumed it and took it to Ringim General Hospital for investigation.
Bittertruth Media gathered that the said suspect confessed to have killed the baby by strangulation and with the help of her stepmother, they buried the corpse in a bush.
Meanwhile, the man behind the pregnancy identified as Nasiru Rabiu has also been arrested.