Mother, daugh­ter kill grand­child — Po­lice

Daily Trust - - DIGEST - From Habibu Umar Aminu, Katsina

The po­lice in Katsina have ar­rested one Has­sana Sabiu, 45, of Sabuwar Ka­suwa quar­ters Katsina for al­legedly con­niv­ing with her daugh­ter Qa­mariya Is­mail, 25, to get rid of a grand­child born af­ter an il­licit preg­nancy.

Daily Trust gath­ered that the dead fe­male new born baby was found in­side a dust bin at Madugu House on Ya­haya Madaki way, in the me­trop­o­lis.

Speak­ing on the mat­ter, the po­lice com­mand’s spokesman, DSP Isah Gambo, said the dumped corpse of the baby was traced Qa­mariyya who was known to be preg­nancy as tes­ti­fied by her neigh­bours.

He said when Qa­mariya was ar­rested she con­fessed that her mother, Has­sana, who knew about her il­licit preg­nancy, helped her in throw­ing the baby in­side the said garbage-can.

Has­sana how­ever de­nied any wrong­do­ing, in­sist­ing that what her daugh­ter had was a still born of a seven month child.

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