Thursday, 17 August 2017

Police Arrest Herbalist, Concubine Who Killed And Dumped A Baby's Corpse In The Latrine


An herbalist, Abubakar Saleh, has been arrested by th Katsina State Police Command for allegedly strangling a newborn baby and dumping its corpse in a latrine.

The police also arrested and detained the the mother of the baby, Fatima Garba, who was Saleh’s concubine.

The spokesman for the command, DSP Gambo Isah, said the incident happened in Gyaza village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of the state.

It was revealed that Fatimah, had an issue  with her husband, Sule Abubakar, and was sent out of her matrimonial home.

He said,
“Fatima consulted the herbalist, who assured her that her husband would take her back.
“True to the herbalist’s words, Fatima’s husband recalled her, which made her to trust the herbalist.
“She started frequenting the man’s house. The man began sleeping with her, which resulted in a pregnancy.”

She was mocked by her husband's other wives which made her eventually leave the house. Upon delivery, she  reportedly took the baby to the herbalist, who allegedly strangled it and threw the corpse inside the latrine.

Isah said the police got wind of the incident and recovered the baby’s remains in the latrine. He added that the police had started investigation.
Punch

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