A lady has been arrested for strangling her daughter and dumping the corpse in a river


A 25-year-old woman has been arrested by officers of the Nasarawa State Police Command for allegedly strangling her 15-month-old daughter, Esther, and dumping the corpse in a river.

The suspect identified as Mrs Asabe Andrew was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Abubakar Bello, who also revealed that 20 suspects have been apprehended 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.

Bello also disclosed that 20-year-old identified as Kumi Jayi was arrested for the alleged murder of his friend, Hassan Adamu.

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Jayi reportedly murdered the 27-year-old after accusing Adamu of making him impotent with the use of a native concoction to enhance sexual performance.