An SS1 student
of the Federal Government Girls College, Malali, Kaduna state has been
arrested after she allegedly murdered her own baby and tried to dispose of
the corpse today February 10th. According to Daily Trust, the student attempted to throw the baby over a female hostel fence,
but the corpse got caught on the fence
the incident, the state Police spokesperson, DSP Zubairu Abubakar said
one Ummu-Salam Umar; has been arrested in connection with the crime.
"At about 1.15pm,
the Vice Principal of FGGC, Malali, Mrs. Obianwuzia reported at the
station that the corpse of a new born baby suspected to have been
delivered by a student wrapped in a white cloth was thrown over the
school fence. The
corpse of the baby was left dangling on the school fence until the
police came and removed it. After taking picture of the scene, it has
been deposited at the mortuary."
He said further investigation has commenced into the matter.