The Katsina state police command have arrested 45-year-old Hassana
Sabiu pictured left for conniving with her daughter,
25-year-old Qamariya Ismail(right) to kill her baby which she had out of
According to DailyTrust, the accused persons were arrested
after the corpse of Qamariya’s baby was found inside a dust bin at
Madugu House on Yahaya Madaki way in the state. Neighbors who knew that
she was pregnant raised eyebrows when they saw the corpse of the baby in
The state police command’s spokesman, DSP Isah Gambo, who confirmed
the incident, said the dumped corpse of the baby was traced to Qamariyya
who was known to pregnant. When she was arrested and interrogated, she
confessed that her mother, Hassana, who knew about her unwanted
pregnancy, helped her in throwing the baby inside the garbage-can. The
mother, however, denied any wrongdoing. According to her, Qamariya had a
still born of a seven-month child that had to be thrown away.
They are both in police detention and would soon be charged to court.