The police in Katsina State have arrested one Aisha Abubakar, 38, for allegedly killing her step daughter by poisoning.
This is contained in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina.
He said that the incident happened on November 28 at Sabuwar-Unguwa quarters, Rimi Local Government Area of the state.
Isah said that the suspect allegedly administered a poisonous food on a four-year-old girl, Aisha, who became unconscious after eating the food.
According to him, the victim was rushed to the hospital where she later died.
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He revealed that the suspect confessed to have committed the offence because of the hatred she had with the mother of the girl.
The police spokesman said that the suspect would be charged to court after investigation to serve as deterrent to others.