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Police Recover 3 Children who drowned and died in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command said on Monday that on Sunday 21st May 2017, at about 8:pm, One Samaila Magaji male of Konkiel town in Darazo LGA of Bauchi State reported at Darazo Divisional Police headquarters that on the same day at about 5:30pm, the following children were recovered after drowning

The children are Aisha Abdulmumin female, aged Seven (7) years, Aisha Abdulmumin female, aged Five (5)years and, Amina Abdulmumin female aged Three(3) years all of same address.

They was said to have left home to play but were later discovered unconscious at a nearby stream.

 Police patrol team attached to Darazo division visited the scene and rushed them to General hospital Darazo for medical attention.

Victims were certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.

Corpses photographed and deposited at the Mortuary for post-mortem examination after which they would be released to relatives for burial according to Islamic Rites.

Meanwhile, the case is under investigation to ascertain actual cause of the incident.

Parents and guardians are strongly advised to caution their children to stay away from streams or rivers in order not to fall victims of drowning especially during this period Rainy season, please.

SP Haruna Mohammed,

PPRO Bauchi State Police Command

May 22, 2017

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