Kai…A 15-year-old housewife, Fatima Adamu, and her former-lover, Usman Mohammed, have been arrested by the Niger State police command for the murder of her daughter known as Hauwa.
From reports it was gathered that Mohammed assisted Adamu to prepare a concoction which was administered on the five
-year-old child, resulting to her death.
According to Punch, the couple after allegedly killing Hauwa, dumped the corpse in a nearby bush with some parts missing.
The senseless incident took place at Egbati village, in the Agaie Local Government Area of the state.
However, during interrogation, the suspect confessed that she poisoned the minor with the cooperation of her ex-boyfriend, who prepared the concoction that was administered on her.
“I purposely killed my step-daughter because I didn’t like her, she irritated me a lot; I planned with Mohammed to poison her to death.
“I just woke up one morning to take her life and I cannot tell what had come over me to kill an innocent child that had not offended me in any way. May Allah forgive me; it is the worse offence against humanity.
Mohammed on his part admitted participating in the killing of the girl, saying ‘I have ruined my life.
Mohammed disclosed, “I prepared the poison which I gave to Adamu to kill the girl. I regret my action.”
The Police Spokesman, Niger State, Muhammad Abubakar, while confirming the incident said the suspects would be arraigned in court after investigation.”