Man throws four month old son into river, blames anger

A 20-year-old man has been arrested by men of the Niger State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for throwing his four months old son into river Uti in Borgu local government area of the state.

The suspect identified as Mustapha Aliyu is an indigene of Kebbi state. During his arrest, Aliyu said that he acted in anger because the mother of the baby refused to take care of the baby and left the child in his custody.

“I couldn’t take care of the baby alone. I was not happy that the mother left him with me. I do not even know what got into me. It is the devil handwork.” he told newsmen

The Niger State NSCDC Commandant, George Edem, said that the corpse of the baby is yet to be found.

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