There was tension in the Kandahar area in Bauchi metropolis, Bauchi State as one Khadija Adamu, aged 18, allegedly beat up her 5-year-old stepdaughter, Hafsat to death.
This development was made known by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ahmed Wakil, at a press conference held on Tuesday at the police headquarters in the state capital.
Wakil noted that Hasfat was beaten to death on September 28, 2023.
The PPRO disclosed that the suspect was reported at the A’ Divisional Police by her husband, Abdulaziz Adamu, 38.
It was said that she beat up the victim “as a result of alleged pass-stool that spoiled her clothes.
“Upon receipt of the report, a team of detectives led by the DPO swung into action, rushed to the scene, and moved the victim to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) Bauchi for medical attention, where she was certified dead by the medical doctor.
“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the alleged offense against her without much argument.”
Wakil said the investigation is still ongoing, after which the suspect will be charged to court for the established offense accordingly.