An 8-year-old girl and her 6-year-old brother have reportedly killed their 1-week-old baby sister in Edo State.
According to reports, the incident occurred in the Ofunwegbe Community in Ovia North-East Local Government of Edo State on Tuesday.
Witnesses in the community reported that their mother raised an alarm that her children have killed their one-week-old sister. Members of the community initially thought it was a prank, only for them to later realize they actually committed the crime.
“The people initially felt it was just a joke, but they were shocked to discover the incident was true after the two children were caught and beaten. When questioned they confessed to have killed the little baby” one witness said
The children were reportedly handed over to the Police for further investigations.