Woman in police custody for abandoning baby in pit toilet


By Bashir Bello

KATSINA – Woman, 20 years old, Shamsiyya Hassan who delivered a new born baby (Male child) and abandoned the baby in a pit toilet is currently cooling her feet in custody of the Katsina state police command.

This was even as she claimed she didn’t even know it was a child or not, all she knew was something came out from her private part and fell into the pit toilet.

Shamsiyya was since arrested alongside her boyfriend, Jamilu for adultery and impregnating her.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Gambo Isah while confirming the incident said it happened in Nasarawa area of Funtua local government area of the state when Shamsiyya who was pregnant for Jamilu (her boyfriend) got married to Hassan and a day after she delivered a baby herself in the pit toilet and abandoned the new born baby there.

DSP Isah said the cry of the baby attracted a…

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