WICKED WORLD! Five Arraigned For Feeding Dog With New-born Baby In Katsina

20 Jul

One Muhammad Bello, 45, a teenage
girl and three others have appeared
before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in
Katsina State for allegedly killing a
newborn baby born out of wedlock
and fed a dog with the corpse.
The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Altine
Ragiji, told the court that the incident
occurred at Saika village in Batsari
Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, a traditional ruler in
the town reported to the police that a
teenage girl (names withheld, 15),
gave birth to a child out of wedlock.
He explained that upon investigations,
Muhammad Bello, 45; Musa Bello, 35;
Umar Bello, 27, and the girl’s mother,
Faiza Umar, 30, were arrested in
connection with the case.
Ragiji revealed that the accused
persons confessed to have killed the
baby and fed a dog with the assistance
of the girl’s mother.
He said the teenage mother further
told the police that she was lured by
one Musa Garba, 30, to his farm and
forcefully had a sexual intercourse
with her about 10 months ago.
“Since then, I missed my menstruation
and later delivered,’’ the girl told the
police during investigations.
The accused persons were charged for
“an act done with intent to prevent
child being alive after birth’’ contrary
to sections 85, 235 and 387 of the Penal
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Nura El-
Ladan, said that the case was brought
to the court for cognisance.
El-Ladan directed the police to
conduct further investigations on the
He also ordered for the remand of the
accused persons in prison custody.
The court adjourned the case to Aug. 8
for further mention.

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