A stepmother in Kano State and her two friends have been arrested by the state Police Command for allegedly attempting kill her stepdaughter, who they dumped in an old well in Gayawa village, in the Ungogo area of the state.
The Kano State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the arrest of the suspects. He said the suspects, who were alleged to have been involved in the incident, were apprehended in the village following a complaint by the victim’s father.
"We have arrested three women in connection with the case and they are now in our custody, assisting with investigation", he said.
The police spokesperson stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, had directed the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.