The Police have arrested a 22-year-old lady for allegedly poisoning her three-day-old stepson with an area insecticide referred to as otapiapia in Shakodna village, Shiroro native authorities space of Niger state.
The suspect, Harela Uba, who’s the primary spouse of 1 Mallam Una Saidu gave the toxic substance to her seven- year- previous daughter to manage on her step-brother.
The mom of the deceased child, Fa’iza Uba had left for toilet leaving her child in her room solely to return to satisfy the newborn foaming in his mouth, when she returned to the room.
Fa’iza raised the alarm and the newborn was rushed him to General Hospital, Kuta the place he was confirmed lifeless by a physician who mentioned the newborn was poisoned.
The incident was reported to the Shiroro Police Division and a number of other individuals had been interrogated relating to the incident.
Hurela confessed throughout interrogation that she gave her daughter the insecticide to manage on the newborn.
The suspect, an expectant mom, claimed she didn’t know what pushed her to kill the newborn.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Muhammad, mentioned the case had been charged to court docket.