The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested an 18-year-old housewife, Aisha Muhammed for torturing her 5-year old stepdaughter with hot iron rod for bedwetting.
It was gathered that the incident happened in Wuro Patuji village, Mubi South Local government area of the state.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who confirmed th arrest in a statement on Friday, July 2, said the suspect is the second wife to the victim’s father.
Nguroje stated that the suspect using a hot iron, tortured and inflicted injury on the private part of the child because she urinated on her bed.
“The Adamawa State police command on 01/7/2021 apprehended an 18-year-old female suspect for torturing and maltreating her 5-year-old stepdaughter,” he stated.
“The suspect, Aisha Mohammed, a resident of Wuro Patuji village, Mubi South Local Government Area, took advantage of the baby following the divorce of her mother that brought her under the care and custody of her stepmother.