Metro

June 11, 2024

Female student throw own baby from upstairs in Jigawa

Police

Police

By Bashir Bello

A 200-level female student (name withheld) of Federal University Dutse (FUD), in Jigawa State, has reportedly thrown her own baby from upstairs of the female hostel.

Spokesperson, Jigawa Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, who confirmed the incident, said the female student gave birth to the baby (baby girl) and thereafter threw the baby down from the hostel leading to the death of the baby instantly.

DSP Adam said the baby was rushed to Rasheed Shekoni Teaching Hospital in Dutse where the doctor on duty certified the baby dead.

“Information from reliable sources revealed that a 200-level student of Federal University Dutse (FUD) gave birth to a baby girl and thereafter threw her down from a female upstairs hostel, as a result, the infant died instantly.

“A team of Policemen raced to the scene of a crime and conveyed the baby and mother to Rasheed Shekoni Teaching Hospital Dutse where the infant was certified dead by a medical doctor on call.

“Meanwhile, the suspect was admitted and responded to therapy.

“An investigation is ongoing,” DSP Adam however noted.