By Esther Okafor
A commercial bus, on Wednesday in Markurdi, Benue, crushed an infant baby to death and injured the mother.
It was gathered that the child and the mother boarded the vehicle from the second gate of the Benue State University (BSU) to Coca-Cola junction located along the highway.
The husband of the victim who identified himself with one name, Senator Anum, said, when the mother of the child was about to alight from the vehicle at the junction, she gave the bus conductor N200 and she was supposed to be given a balance of N150 which, the conductor refused, in the process she grabbed the conductor that was already on the moving vehicle, with her baby at the back and she lost balance, fell down and was dragged on the road till the baby fell off from her back, in between the back wheels, was smashed, died instantly and the driver and the conductor drove off.
The incident attracted pedestrians who reported to security agencies.