What can be regarded as an unfortunate incident occurred on Tuesday, May 12, in Bauchi, Nigeria when the dead bodies of three kids were recovered in a well.
Alkassim Abdullahi is the father of the three children who got drowned in a well at Tudun Salmanu area of Bauchi metropolis, Leadership reports.
The State's Police PRO, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Haruna Muhammed, said the bodies of Abdullahi’s children, aged between two and three years, were discovered in a well dug in an uncompleted building in the neighbourhood.
DSP Muhammed said the remains of the children were deposited in the mortuary of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) in Bauchi for post-mortem examination to be conducted on them.
“On May 12, 2015, at about 13:00hrs,one Abdallah Alkassim, male and 3 years, Huzaifa Alkassim male and 2 years, and Hauwa Alkassim female and 2 years, all children of one Alkassim Abdullahi, male, of behind Danga security office, Tudun Salmanu, Bauchi, got drowned in a well inside an uncompleted building at the neighbourhood.
“Scene was visited by police detectives attached to Tafawa Balewa Housing Estate Division and victims rushed to ATBU Teaching Hospital, Bauchi and were all certified dead by a medical doctor,” the force spokesman said.