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Lagos Street Beggar Who Killed Rented Baby With Sleeping Drug Overdose Charged With Murder

street beggar killed rented baby drug overdose

March 10, 2017 – Lagos Street Beggar Who Killed Rented Baby With Sleeping Drug Overdose At Balogun Market In Lagos Island Charged With Murder

Hafsa Asirinka Ibrahim was on Thursday arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly drugging a baby, Hassana Jemilo, to death.

The 40-year-old is now facing a 2-count charge of murder and conspiracy.

Chief Magistrate Helen Omisore ordered her remanded at Ikoyi Prisons when she pleaded not guilty.

The accused who specialises in hiring babies from their mothers for alms begging committed the offence on Tuesday the 25th of November 2016 around 9:46pm at Balogun Market.

She reportedly gave a sleeping drug to 9-month-old Hassana Jemilo but didn’t know she had administered an overdose.

Sadly, the baby didn’t wake up as a result of the overdose.

Her case has been adjourned till May 16 for further hearing.



  1. fifelomo

    March 10, 2017 at 6:59 AM

    Did I just read that? Arrest the mother of the baby and jail her aswell.

  2. Emily

    March 10, 2017 at 3:16 PM

    wonders shall never end. so these women rent babies for begging. ahh Nigeria has been messed up. please sentence the woman and the baby’s mother. what a world.

  3. ego

    March 11, 2017 at 1:33 AM

    Only in Naija and Africa

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