A 23-year-old woman, Gambo Suleiman, has been arrested by the Kebbi State Police Command in connection to a day-old baby boy dumped near a house in Yauri, Kebbi.
An eyewitness, Malam Musa Yauri, told journalists in Yauri that the newborn baby was found dumped behind a building at about 5 p.m. on Sunday evening.
“They have handed over the baby to the Yauri Local Government Authority, who in turn, handed over the baby to the Kebbi Orphanage Home, for proper care,” he said.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mustapha Suleiman, confirming the incident, said the baby’s mother, Gambo Suleiman has been arrested.
“Investigation by the police revealed that the suspect, Gambo Suleiman is not married.
“Further investigation into the circumstances surrounding the suspect’s action has begun; the suspect would be prosecuted after the investigation,” Yauri added.
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