This report says a 30-year-old woman known as FIRDAUSI BELLO has poisoned her four-day-old stepson.

She carried out the act out of jealousy in Gainawa village, in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State.

Brave Views gathered that, the suspect, who is the first wife of the deceased baby’s father, allegedly put the insecticide into the mouth of the baby when she was put in her charge after the mother went to take a shower.

The suspect, however, raised the alarm after the baby started crying, prompting the mother and neighbors to rush into the scene.

We learnt that one of the neighbors perceived the odour of the insecticide, saying the baby girl was poisoned.

In the meantime, the spokesman of the Kano State Police Command, ABDULLAHI HARUNA KIYAWA has confirmed the development, saying that the baby was rushed to Kura General Hospital, where a medical doctor confirmed her dead.

The PPRO explained that the suspect has confessed committing the crime, which happened on Wednesday.

The Police Public Relations Officer added that suspect revealed that she committed the crime out of jealousy because her husband married the mother of the baby, who is the daughter of her close friend.

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