The Kano State Police Command has arrested two suspects for alleged culpable homicide in different parts of the state.

The Command’s spokesman, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa disclosed this in a statement in Kano on Thursday.

According to him, one Mr Chidera Ugwu was arrested in Tofa Local Government Area for allegedly killing a pregnant woman through administration of wrong injection, while trying to abort an unborn baby.

He explained that on Dec. 20, 2023, a report was received from one Nura Balarabe of Tofa LGA, that one Ukasha Muhammed of Langel Village in Tofa LGA, impregnated his sister, Amina Bala, of Kwanar Mahuwa Tofa Local Government Area, Kano.

“The said Ukasha Muhammad conspired with one Chidera Ugwu of Lanbum Banki Tofa LGA, and administered injections and drugs to Amina Balarabe with intent to cause miscarriage which resulted to her death.

“The suspects were arrested and they confessed to the crime. Investigations revealed that Chidera Ugwu has allegedly been administering fatal injections to pregnant women, leading to tragic consequences.

“The arrest of the quack doctor signifies a significant breakthrough in our on-going efforts to safeguard the lives and well-being of residents in the state,” he added.

Police arrest two for culpable homicide in Kano

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