By Temitope Adedeji, Akure
The Police in Ondo State has paraded a 10-year-old girl, Suliya Abubakar, for allegedly throwing her step-brother inside a well in Akure the state capital.
The girl was alleged to have committed the wicked offence over an excuse that she was never loved by her father.
The young girl, according to the police, was arrested at Owode, area of the state capital, behind the Central Mosque, Akure.
The state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, explained that the girl threw the baby, Usman Abubakar, into the well, out of annoyance that her father was showing more care for the brother and place no care for her.
Meanwhile, the girl had lied to her parents that her brother was kidnapped, but later confessed that he was inside the well.
The Police Commissioner said the baby’s corpse was later recovered from the well.