Mother Strangles Her Own Daughter, Dumps Corpse In River

Men of the Nigeria Police in Nasarawa State have 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 police command, the lady then dumped her baby’s body into a river in Gunduma.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abubakar Bello, who paraded her in Lafia, said the command also apprehended a total of 20 robbery suspects for committing various offences, including armed robbery and car snatching.

He said: "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.”

The mother is under investigation, awaiting prosecution.