A young house wife in Wadata area of Makurdi metropolis is cooling her feet behind bars at the Benue State Police Command for allegedly stoning her three-year-old step daughter to death.
The toddler, Khadija Abdulrahman, went missing from her mother’s house last Tuesday and all efforts to find her proved abortive.
Neighbours claimed that her remains were later found the next day in an uncompleted building at Wadata area of the state capital.
Sources said the child’s mother was married to Khadija’s father but divorced after which he went and married another woman who is now suspected to be behind her murder.
When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Moses Yamu confirmed the recovery of the corpse of a three-year-old baby girl in an uncompleted building close to River Benue.