A woman has been arrested in Rivers State for allegedly beating her stepdaughter to death in Port Harcourt, state’s capital for eating plantain the father of the girl bought for the house.
According to reports, even after a female soldier intervened, the lady said to be the wife of a soldier serving at the six Division of the Nigeria Army in Port Harcourt called her husband who ordered the female soldier out of their house.
It was gathered that the 10-year-old girl slumped and died after her stepmother beats her continuously after the female soldier had left their apartment. She was pronounced dead after being rushed to a nearby hospital.
It was further learnt that the soldier and his wife are currently being detained by officials of the six Division of the Nigeria Army in Port Harcourt.