A woman in Katsina state has been arrested for allegedly poisoning her stepson to death.
A 20-year-old housewife, Murja Ibrahim, has been arrested by Katsina police command for allegedly poisoning her eight-year-old stepson.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Gambo Isah, says on June 19, one Ibrahim Sani of Jidadi village in Dandume LGA of the state, reported at Dandume Police Division, that his second wife, Murja, poisoned his son Habibu Ibrahim who was aged 8yrs.
Isah said a team of detectives visited the scene and moved the body of the little boy to General Hospital, Funtua where he was confirmed dead by the attending physician.
The spokesperson added that the suspect has been arrested and is assisting the police in their investigation.