ARRESTED: 22-year-old Stepmom Allegedly Poisons 4 Stepchildren With Tea

ARRESTED: 22-year-old Stepmom Allegedly Poisons 4 Stepchildren With Tea

Early today, we received reports that a 22-year-old housewife and stepmother allegedly poisoned four children in yobe state which led to the death if one of them.

Following reports, the crime occurred at Makara-Huta area of Potiskum early today, the children drank a poisoned tea unknown to them which was made by their stepmother. Although according to ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Police Public Relations Officer Yobe State Command, he said that the suspect has been apprehended.

He said;

“Findings at hand indicated that the children have been rushed to hospital after taking the tea prepared by the said suspect in the early hours of today at about 0900hrs, 17 Sep, 2021, but three of the victims died while receiving treatments and one remained unconscious.”

Dungus also said;

“Alhaji Haruna, who is the husband to the said suspect of the same area in Potiskum, reported the incident to the police at about 1300hrs”.

According to him the victims were: Umar Alh Haruna, aged 12; Ahmed Alh Haruna, aged 9; Maryam Alh Haruna, aged 11 as well as a 7-year-old Zainab Alh Haruna.

Dungus further said that more investigations are still going on while the stepmother would face penalty for her crime.

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