Prostitute Mother Killed Her Baby With Rat Poison In Katsina

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Sept 15, 2013 – Divorced Woman Who Killed Her Baby Boy With Rat Poison In Katsina Arrested

A 4-day-old baby boy has been gruesomely murdered by his own mother who fed him with a N40 rat poison. Binta Shuaibu, 20, conspired with her friend, Hindatu Umar, 27, to commit the dastardly act in Dan Amarya village, Danja Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The mother and her co-conspirator are now answering to the wicked act in police custody.

What could make a mother willfully kill her own baby? The suspect, Binta tells her story to Sunday Sun: “I was born in Layin-Ruwa, Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. I got married 11years ago and my husband, Inusa later forced me to divorce him. I have only one son, Aminu for him.

“After the divorce, I decided to go into prostitution. The money I got from prostitution is what I use to feed my father in the village. My father had divorced my mother because my mother begged him to allow me to return to my former husband, but my father rejected the advice. My father divorced my mother because of that.

“While engaged in prostitution, I suddenly had an unwanted pregnancy, which I did not terminate. I was able to conceal the pregnancy and successfully had the baby boy delivered in my room.

“The ward head, Maiunguwa in the village where I was doing prostitution had warned all prostitutes not to have unwanted pregnancy, and that anyone who got pregnant must relocate to any nearby village to deliver and care for the baby there.

“But because of the warning by village head, I was at a loss to what to do with the baby and my calling as a prostitute.

“My good friend, Hindatu Umar suggested that since we do not want to stop prostitution, we should kill the baby. We both went into the street and bought rat poison for N40 and used it to kill the baby.”

Asked how the baby was actually killed, Binta said, “It was about midnight that the act was carried out. I told my friend, Hindatu that I would not want to witness the killing of my own child.

“Hindatu was the one who fed my baby with the poison. She forced him to drink the poison. When she wanted to do it, I went into the other room and took a drug, Valium 5 and slept off. I woke up to see that my baby was dead. We wrapped the dead body with clothes.”

News of the heinous crime soon filtered out and the partners in crime were apprehended.

Binta spoke further, “Unknown to us, the ward head had heard about the news that my baby was killed. He quickly went to Danja Police Station, reported the incident and we were arrested by the police.”

In her own confession, Hindatu Umar said, “I am a prostitute. My friend, Binta delivered a baby boy and we have a law by the ward head in the village of Danja that he doesn’t want any unwanted pregnancy and that any of us prostitutes who gets pregnant should leave the village and deliver the baby in the next village.

“We still enjoy our job as prostitutes and so, we both decided to kill the baby. I suggested to her to kill the baby. We went into the street and bought local rat killer and by midnight I gave the baby the poison and he drank the poison and died instantly. I took the container and dropped it in the toilet. Later the news spread and policemen from Danja Police Station arrested us.”

Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Hurdi told Sunday Sun that “it was when the news spread the following morning that the ward head reported the incident to Danja Police Station and this led to the arrest of the two suspects, Binta Shuaibu and Hindatu Umar who are currently at the State CID under investigation.”

CP Hurdi added that the baby had been buried, while the mother of the baby, Binta and her partner, both of whom conspired to commit the murder, would face the wrath of the law.

The commissioner said after investigation had been concluded, the suspects would be charged to court.

[Report By Ngozi Uwujare, Sunday Sun]

30 thoughts on “Prostitute Mother Killed Her Baby With Rat Poison In Katsina

  1. Thank u Ngozi uwujare from Sunday Sun 4 ur story.my people lets not jump to conclusion with screams of end time,wicked mother or who God should punish.there is something about Ngozi’s story that is hard to dejects.I find it very difficult to finish reading d news, sorry Ngozi but ur news is more of a tales by moonlight.she is married,divorced,prostituting v misleading.make una think am well.can a woman go through d pain of 9mths,deliver d baby without aborting it only to kill it with rat poison becos somebody said what? what happen to mothers babies home? fight me,bash me,curse me i don’t give a fuck .I only want u to be careful & make sure is real b4 u pen anything bcos believe me d comment u drop here might affect u later.Ngozi post d baby’s pic &police report I will then render a public apology and make it up to u.OPEN FIRE I STILL STAND BY ME WORD.

    • When you kill an innocent baby, this is the kind of crime that brings tears to the eyes of the Almighty God. It’s a very painful thing to him. When you’re the type of human being bringing tears to the eyes of such a powerful and great God, do you know how dangerous the ground you’re treading is? People like you who committed such crimes are in hell now and being tortured badly even by babies. You Bezo, a supporter of evil,you’re playing with everlasting fire and suffering just by the comment you made. Many people in hell are crying bitterly now and pleading for just another chance to come out and do right but a whole bunch of you are using wickedness as a costume.

      The punishment of prostitution in hell is not something one should taste.In the foolishness of this woman, she added another crime called ” murderer “. This time,killing of an innocent child.That’s beside,the lies that these prostitutes tell. All of you working for the devil and worshiping the devil will face the music if you people do not repent. Jesus is coming any time soon. How terrible it will be when you murderers and wicked people are let behind when the rapture occurs.

  2. being a prostitute does not mean u should kill an innocent baby ooooo God will ask u on judgement day it so sad that this woman conspired with her friend to kill her own child, u can’t tell maybe this child would have be a great leader 2morrow nobody knows; well God in heaven sees everything from above foolish woman,i read news everytime and i see how people are condeming edo-state girls calling them names so tell me what will u people call this Boko haram woman now,so judge nobody so that u won’t be judged too.

  3. @ bezo, wat kind of man r u? Just tk anoda luk @ d rubbish u posted called comment? Y shld u say it‘s nobdy‘s business even whn an innocent child‘s lyf was involve? Infact, u nid 2 hv ur head examine by a doctor urgently.

  4. @bezo, it seems u have committed d same crime before. those who do evil and those who sees it but refuses to condemn it are the same.. both of them will meet the wrath of God. It’s a fact not a curse

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  5. Ah dis woman na confirm murder.oh my GOD,see wot she did to dat innocent boy while some r dia praying for d fruit of d womb.u nd dat ur wicked frnd wud rot in jail.u bezo i dnt tink dat u av human feeling atáll so if u av notin gud to say keep shut

  6. Gross wickedness. For whatever reason, she should never have done it. Let her and her friend be enjoying in the prison cell now. *mscthewwwwwwwwwww*

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