By Bashir Bello – Kano
A housewife identified as Hauwa Lawal has allegedly pushed her rival, Zuwaira Sani and her 18-month-old son into a well in Rurum village, Rano Local Government Area of Kano State.
Zuwaira was said to have died following the encounter while her baby, Mustafa Gambo survived the attack.
Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened when the duo had a misunderstanding which led to physical attack and in the process, Hauwa pushed her rival with her baby strapped in her back into the well situated in their house.
The Spokesperson of Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna who confirmed the development to newsmen in the state said the suspect, Hauwa has been arrested.
DSP Haruna said the victims were removed from the well and were rushed to Rano Hospital where Zuwaira Sani was confirmed dead while her son, who survived, has been discharged from the hospital.
The Police spokesperson, however, said that the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for investigation.