Police Investigating murder of day-old baby by Undergraduate Mother


The police has launched investigation into the murder of a day-old baby by a female student of Gombe State University, Gombe.

Residents at the Female hostels in the University Main campus woke up to the sight of the dead body of a day-old baby believed to have been flung from the Hall IV storey building on Saturday.

The incident gained wide attention with the school authorities stepping in and succeeded in fishing out the culprit, an unnamed female student(pictured above).

“It is confirmed that a baby was thrown down from a height in one of the female hostels, it is a serious action and the university is investigating it and disciplinary action will be taken on it because it is a crime to murder a baby. If it is a matter of delivering the baby now there is no problem but throwing an innocent day-old baby to death is a crime,”University Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Abubakar said.

The police have also stepped into the matter.

This is according to the spokesman ASP Mahid Mua’zu saying, “We have already taken up the matter, investigation has commenced and the baby has been taken to the hospital and we are trying to fish out the culprit.”

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