Katsina state police command has arrested a certain Akilu Alhaji Saidu, who allegedly beat his 3-year old step-daughter, Saratu Yahuza to death.
The suspect allegedy dragged her into an uncompleted building in Yankara village of Faskari Local Government, where he allegedly beat, twisted and broke her neck.
The Command’s spokesperson, DSP Gambo Isah, confirming the incident said the girl’s biological father Yahuza Yakubu, reported the case at the Police Station in Faskari.
Isah said the suspect had since confessed to the crime and during investigation, told the Police investigators that he acted under the influence of psychotropic substances.
Isah said the deceased was rushed to Funtua General Hospital, where a doctor confirmed her dead.