5 year-old girl slaughtered in Kebbi

Benue: Father murders child in 'obedience' to God

A five year old girl has been slaughtered by unknown persons in Zuru area of Kebbi State.

The baby according to account of her parents neighbours at Rikoto area of the community was laid on a mart outside their compound because of the hot weather when she was taken away by yet to be identified persons.

Our correspondent gathered that when her grand mother who was sleeping beside her noticed her disappearance she she raised alarm.

“When they heard her grandmother shouting her name repeatedly they dropped her and ran away but they had already slaughtered her” , a neighbour said.


Dear valued readers, subscribe to the Daily Trust e-paper to continue enjoying our diet of authoritative news. Kindly subscribe here

It was also gathered that some people in the neighbourhood searched everywhere to apprehend her killers but to no avail.

The Kebbi State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO) , DSP Nafiu Abubakar confirmed the incident. He said “We have not arrested anybody over the matter. We are still investigating it”

Download Daily Trust News App

Get it on Google Play
Share this article

Join us on

Join our whatsapp group here for Breaking News, Exclusives , others

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email:

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.