Woman beats housemaid to pulp, inserts dried pepper and metal object in her private in Kano.
The Kano State Police Command is set to prosecute a mother of four, identified as Fatima Hamza, who is accused of killing her housemaid, Khadija Rabiu after beating her to pulp.
It was gathered that Mrs Hamza was arrested after being accused of beating the late Khadija to a pulp and inserting dried pepper and metal object in her vagina.
The deceased, 16-year-old girl, who is an indigene of Kwara State, was confirmed dead as a result of injuries she sustained from the beating.
According to her co-housemaid, who earlier disclosed that, Khadija died as a result of injuries she sustained from the beating, later retracted her statement.
The suspect, however, claimed that the deceased, who spent about four months in the house was ill for two days before she died from complications from cat bites.
Spokesperson of the Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, stated that, the command had done a thorough investigation on the matter and it has concrete evidence at hand to prosecute the woman.
Kiyawa maintained that their first report indicated that the late Khadija was diagnosed with cat bite in the past.
“In our investigation, we found out that the late Khadija was once bitten by a cat. We have the hospital report and the witnesses on that, but on the accusation of beating the late Khadija to death by her boss, there were three witnesses on the issue; the co-housemaid, the security guard and Fatima’s mother. Based on our pieces of evidence, we are going to prosecute her in the court of law. We have submitted the written document to the state Ministry of Justice for further advice.” said the PPRO.