Mother of the 5-year-old girl mauled to death by two foreign dogs in Hallelujah Estate area of Osogbo, Osun State, Nafisat Muhideen has narrated how the incident occurred.
OSUN DEFENDER reports that two foreign dogs attacked the pregnant woman and her daughter on a lonely path in the city on Wednesday afternoon, August 30….CONTINUE READING
An image showing a dog laying on the back of a baby
Speaking with Journalists at her residence, the expectant mother disclosed that she was on her way to get drugs for her deceased daughter and herself when the incident occurred.
She said: “I was on my way to get drugs for myself and my daughter named Mariam because we both had cold and catarrh. I was passing in front of an uncompleted building when two dogs suddenly attacked me from the rear. I was backing my daughter.
“Fear gripped me and I attempted to run, but because of my condition (pregnancy), I could not escape the grip of the two ferocious dogs.
“The dogs dragged my daughter, Mariam off my back and started to maul her to the point that she was helpless. I threw stones and other objects around the area, yet, they did not stop until she lost her life.”
According to her: “I was hoping that site workers around the area would help me but I found none despite me shouting on top of my voice for help.
“Some neighbours eventually arrived and attempted to get the baby off the dog but it proved abortive until the dog was killed and the body of the baby removed facing the ground from under it….CONTINUE READING
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