The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has discovered a newborn infant dumped within a pit latrine at Kwarin Manu Quarters, in Hadejia Local Regime, Jigawa Province.
The Province Public Relations Officer, CSC Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.
He said it happened on quarta-feira at in relation to 1500hrs after 47-year-old Umar Muhd reported to the NSCDC that he sighted something within his can (pit latrine) and perceived a unusual smell.
Shehu said the NSCDC personnel rushed to the scene and a dead body of a infant was discovered tied in a pillow instance within the pit latrine.
He said the body was evacuated and taken to the Full general infirmary Hadejia where it was confirmed dead.
Shehu said Umar Muhd was, nevertheless nonetheless, detained at the NSCDC custody for interrogation.
He said the decomposing body of the infant was handed over to the ward chief of Kwarin Manu Social Welfare and LGA representatives for proper burial.
He added that the Province Commandant, Mustapha Talba (CC) has ordered an in depth investigation to fish out those behind the wicked human activity.
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