A soldier’s wife has been arrested by the police for allegedly beating her stepdaughter to death over plantain.
According to PmNews, the suspect is the wife of a soldier with 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has been arrested alongside her husband, for beating her 10 year old stepdaughter to death for eating the plantain bought by the father.
While the suspect was beating the deceased, a female soldier ran into the house to intervene, but she was ordered out by the woman’s husband.
Since no one could intervene, the beating continued until the young girl slumped. She was then rushed to a Clinic, but it was too late to save her. The couple are now in detention at the 6 Division of Army Barracks.