A 32-year-old businessman, kamal Rabiu has been remanded in prison by a magistrate court in Kano for allegedly strangling a two-month old baby.
The prosecutor Badamasi Ya’u told the court that Rabiu had impregnated his female friend, Malama Kaltume Tijani who later gave birth to a baby boy named Muhammad kamal. He continued that the accused went to the hospital at Nassarawa to collect the two-month-old kamal from Kaltume. In the struggle that ensued, Rabiu strangled the baby.
Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Idris ordered the remand of the accused following an application by the prosecutor.
The case was adjourned till February 8 2016.