A 55-year-old man and his daughter have been arrested for conspiring to kill their baby.
TVC reports that the man identified as Abdulkadir Mohammed together with his daughter,Dije Abdulkadir were arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command for allegedly dumping her baby into the well.
It was learnt that Mohammed had been having carnal knowledge of his 20-year-old daughter who later became pregnant with child as a result of the alleged immoral act.
Dije put to bed and thereafter threw the baby into a well.
According to the Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, “The suspect gave birth to a baby girl and threw her inside the well with the intent to kill her.
“However, the timely intervention of well-meaning individuals in the area, who helped and rescued the baby alive, saved her life.
“The suspect confessed that her biological father impregnated her and they decided to do away with the baby.
“The suspects confessed to the act and were charged to court.”