A man identified as Ayobami Isiaka has been arrested by officers of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing his 1-year-old baby, Nana.
According to a report by The Punch, the incident happened at Ijaye, in the Isheri area of the state.
In a statement released by the Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, the disagreement occurred between Ayobami and his wife, and out of anger, her forcefully took Nana from the mother and slammed her on the ground.
He stated that Nana, whose head was shattered, died on the spot, adding that Ayobami’s brother reported the incident to the police.
“On Saturday, October 26, 2019, around 6.50pm, one Alhaji Garuba Isiaka reported at the police station that on the same date, around 6pm while at Berger, he received a phone call from his younger brother, Alhaji Mohammad Isiaka, that Ayobami Isiaka forcefully seized his one-year-old daughter, Nana, from the mother and hit her on the ground.
“The baby’s head was shattered and she died on the spot. The suspect was almost lynched by a mob if not for the timely intervention of the police. He will be charged with murder.”
Culled from The Punch