year old Yakura Idi, pictured above, from
Gwange Ward, Damaturu, Yobe state has been
arrested for allegedly killing her eight-month old
son, Mohammed Idi. According to a statement
by the Yobe state police commissioner, Zannah
Ibrahim, Yakura was arrested after she used a
knife to kill her son and then buried his corpse in
a shallow grave in her family compound.
The remains of the baby has been exhumed and
will undergo autopsy while the stained knife has
been kept as an exhibit. Reason for her
committing this heinous crime is yet unknown.