The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, NSCDC on Tuesday paraded a 20-year-old Okada rider, Mustapha Aliyu, who threw his four month old son into a river.
The state Homicide: NSCDC Arrests Man For Dumping Baby In River, told newsmen that the suspect committed the act at Tamanine village in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.
Edem said that the corpse of the baby was yet to be recovered, adding that the suspect would be handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.
He admonished parents to keep a close eye on their children and know what they are doing.
On his part Aliyu said that he threw the baby into the river out of frustration as his mother and the mother of his girl friend, who bore the child for him, never liked the baby.
He said his mother gets mad at him any time she thinks of the baby and even threatened to lay a curse on him if he ever brought the baby to their house.
According to him, he regrets what he did and is prepared to face the consequences of his action.