The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old woman identified as Mrs. Asabe Andrew for allegedly strangling her one-year-and-three-month-old daughter, Esther.
According to the command, the suspect then dumped the baby’s body into a river in Gunduma.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abubakar Bello, who paraded the suspect in Lafia, said the command also apprehended a total of 20 armed robbery suspects for committing various offences, including armed robbery and car snatching.
“One Asabe Bawa Andrew, 25, was arrested for strangulating her daughter, Esther Andrew, a one-year-and-three-month, and throwing the dead body into a river in Gunduma, Uke Development Area, Karu Local Government Area of the state,” he added.
According to the police boss, one 20-year-old Kumi Jayi was also arrested for allegedly killing his friend, Hassan Adamu, 27, for making him impotent, after using a native concoction to enhance sexual performance.