Adamawa: Father slaughters six years old daughter in Yola
The Periscope crime scene reporter
Sa’idu Dan’iya popularly known as Baban Aisha a middle aged was Wednesday, alleged to have attempted slaughtering his six years, primary three old daughter Zahrah, the Periscope crime scene can reveal.
The incidence happened at Lungung Maman Manager, Damare Inji Uku, Damare ward, Yola South local government area, Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria.
“All was well when I went out for work in the morning today, leaving Zahrah who has just returned from Islamiyya school with her father.
“Later on, a neighbour rushed out to call me back home, only to meet the tragic incidence. You see how deep the cut to her throat is. It’s simply an attempted murder by slaughter,” Mrs Fadimatu Zahrah’s mother said.
Zahrah”s mother was the breadwinner of the seeming indigent family. “She worked as a house help in the neighborhood to feed the family,” a neighbour lamented.
Policemen have arrested Sa’idu Dan’iya the alleged murderer for interrogation at the Wuro Hausa police station, Yola South local government area.
When asked why he committed such crime, Sa’idu Dan’iya who has not shown any remorse said that he just felt like doing it. He has also said to be threatening his wife with death
A policeman on condition of anonymity, revealed that the Inji Uku ward head was equally invited at the police station for some information.
Attempt to get the version of the police failed. the PPRO’s GSM line called, was not available as at the press time.
Hajara is currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola. The chances of the victim’s survival Dr. Elkana Patrick the ENT surgeon managing the case said “is fifty-fifty.
When interviewed, Dr. Yarima Suleiman Yusuf the Deputy Head of Clinical Services FMC Yola said the management of the hospital would take care of the hospital bills through the hospital Paupers Fund it established to handle the treatment of the indigent patients admitted at the health facility.
The Periscope investigation has however revealed that Sa’idu Dan’iya has been admitted and detained with several times at psychiatric unit of Specialist Hospital, Yola.