The mother threw the child into a well in Kaduna to allow her ex-boyfriend to get married.
20-year-old mother Faith Alhassan was arrested in Kaduna for the murder of her one-year-old daughter, allegedly to allow her to marry her ex-boyfriend, who was not ready to accept her and her child.
However, Faith, who has a high school diploma, said that until she did the heinous act and saw the corpse of her daughter, she didn’t know what she was doing.
The Kaduna State Police Command reported that at approximately 7:00 a.m. on December 28, 2020, the body of a little girl was found in a well in the village of Gantan in the local government area of Kachia State.
Police also said that after receiving the report, an investigation was carried out and it was found that the culprit was the mother of the deceased child, Faith Alhassan.
According to police, the perpetrator traveled to the village of Gantan with a little girl to meet her ex-boyfriend named Dolan Yakubu, whom she abandoned many years ago.
Likewise, she told police that just when Dolan’s father complained about the child, she silently went to the night and threw the child into a well, where the child apparently died for her in order to marry her ex-boyfriend. …
However, the perpetrator denied her previous statement to the police when she simply said that she did not know what happened to her during interrogation.
In a conversation with reporters from the Kaduna State Police Headquarters, where she is currently under investigation, she denied killing her daughter because she wanted to marry her ex-boyfriend whom she left several years ago.
The young woman, who said she lived with her grandmother, also said that she did not know where the father of her dead daughter was.
When asked why she was in command of the police, she replied, “I am here because of my daughter, whom I threw into the well and she died, I don’t know what came over me when I did it.”
When asked if it was because she wanted to marry her ex-boyfriend who killed her daughter, she replied: “I didn’t kill her because I want to get married, I just don’t know what came over me, I’m not glad I killed. ” When she burst into tears.
Meanwhile, Kaduna State Police Commissioner Umar M. Muri said she would face charges in court following the completion of the investigation.
Source: – Tue Nation