On Friday, a day-old baby was discovered inside a well in Garin Ganau Village, Babura Local Government, Jigawa State.
The village chief informed newsmen that on their way to the property, several passersby heard a youngster screaming inside an abandoned well.
He stated that the infant was rescued from the well by good Samaritans and is in good health.
ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, a spokesman for the Command, confirmed the event in a statement to newsmen.
He stated that the police got a complaint that a recently born infant was discovered dumped in a well in Garin Ganau village, Babura local government, on Friday about 1500hrs.
Shiisu stated that the infant was afterward removed and sent to Babura General Hospital for a medical examination.
He stated that the infant was treated and discharged in good health and that he was given over to the Social Welfare Department of Babura LGA.
According to a police official, the mother of the kid, Ni’ima Yakubu, 35, was detained throughout the course of the inquiry.
He stated that the situation is still being investigated.
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