A 20-year-old house wife, Aisha Isah has been arrested by the Nasarawa police command for allegedly throwing her two stepdaughters into a well.
Police Public Relations Officer of Nasarawa State command, DSP Kennedy Idirisu, in a briefing with newsmen, said the step daughters, Zainab, 4, and Baaba, 2 were said to have been allegedly thrown into the well following a disagreement with the children’s mother.
He added that the suspect was arrested in Yelwan-Bassa village in Kokona Local Government Area following a report of the incident.
The PPRO said investigation revealed that Aisha, who is the second wife of Alhaji Isah, was always at loggerheads with the first wife, Maimuna, and that all efforts by their husband to settle their differences proved abortive.
He said the suspect had confessed to the crime and expressed remorse over her action.