Two men have been arrested by police operatives attached to the Bauchi State Command for criminally dumping the decomposing body of a pregnant woman into sewage.
The suspect Lamido Gunduma was said to have conspired with his friend Ishaq Abdullahi, to dump the body of a decomposing lady, Jamila Saidu and her child inside sewage in Unguwar Yari-Mari, Jamaare, Bauchi state.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Bauchi Command, Ahmed Wakil(SP) said that the suspect’s induced labour in Jamila Saidu led to her death and the newborn baby.
The PPRO noted that the father of the deceased, on April 7, 2021, had filed a report at the police station declaring his daughter missing and that it was discovered the following day that Lamido had deposited the corpse in a sewage system within his compound and fled to Kwadon in Gombe state where he was tracked and arrested.
Wakili said that it was discovered uring preliminary investigation that the suspects criminally conspired and fixed canola into the arm of the said Jamila Saidu and administered her with dextrose water, Quinine and ostagen in order to abort her pregnancy which culminated into induced labour that resulted to the death of the victim and the newborn baby.
He said that the suspects would soon be taken to court for prosecution.