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3 housewives throw girl into old well in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested three housewives in connection with the alleged attempted murder of a girl.
The command’s spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Kano.
He said that the girl was thrown into an old well in Gayawa village, Ungoggo Local Government Area of the state.
NAN learnt that the girl had spent two days inside the well, where she
was allegedly thrown into by her step-mother, a week ago.The girl was
subsequently rescued alive by men of the state Fire Service.
Majiya said that the suspects were apprehended in the village on Sunday following complain by the father of the girl.

“We have arrested three women in connection with the case and they are now in our custody assisting us in our investigation.
“The
Commissioner of Police, Mr Rabiu Yusuf has directed the transfer of the
case to the state Criminal Investigation Department, for proper
investigation.”

Majiya added that the commissioner had ordered for thorough
investigation to ascertain the suspects individual involvement in the
case.
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