A woman identified as Aisha Isa has allegedly killed her two stepdaughters by throwing them in a well.
The incident occurred in Yelwabassa village in Kokona LGA of Nasarawa State, where the 20-year-old housewife allegedly killed the two daughters of her husband’s first wife.
According to report the victims, Zainab (4yrs) and Ramatu (2yrs) were bound hands and feet before throwing into a well by Aisha
Confirming the incident The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Kura said Aisha is now in the custody of the State Criminal Investigation Department.
Kura revealed that Aisha in her confessional statement to detectives handling the case that she committed the alleged homicidal act because the mother of the two little girls forbade them from running errands for her.
Kura added that trouble began 6-years-ago when she got married to Alhaji Isa and that it was not long before the new wife began to quarrel with the mother of the two girls.
He continued that in April 2017, Aisha killed the first victim, two-year-old Ramatu, whose hands and legs she tied and threw into the well, where the little child died.
With the enormity of her offence, a sense of remorse overwhelmed Aisha and she pleaded, “I want the family to forgive me for what I did; I have regretted my mistake and want my husband to forgive me.”