A 22-year-old Nigerian housewife identified as Harela Uba has been arrested for allegedly killing the 3-year-old baby of her husband’s second wife in Shakodna, Niger State.
Harela Uba was nabbed after her husband Uba Saidu reported the incident to the police.
Uba Saidu narrated that his second wife Fa’iza had gone to the bathroom and left her 3-day-old baby boy in her room.
According to him, he came back from the bathroom only to discover that there is a white foam coming out from his 3-day-old baby’s mouth.
Although he rushed the baby to General Hospital in Kuta, Nigeria but was confirmed dead.
The Police then invited Harela, who is eight-month pregnant, for questioning, being the only one at home when the incident happened.
Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to giving her 7-year-old daughter, Khadija, a poisonous substance to administer on the child.