Explaining how she carried out the act, the suspect who wept continuously said late Usman’s mother has been maltreating her and that her father showed much affection for him since her mother left the home.
The suspect however said her father told her to lie that her mother kidnapped Usman but she refused and opened up to the killing.
“When I insist that I will not eat the food, she starts beating me until I finish the food. Immediately after eating the food, I’ll start vomiting.
“On the day of the incident, the same thing had happened. Later in the evening, I went to fetch water from the well and Usman followed me. A voice whispered to me that I should push him into the well and I did it. But I never knew that he will die.
“She later informed her parent that the boy was inside the well, the deceased’s corpse was later recovered from the well. On receipt of the information, Detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect.
“On interrogation, she confessed to omitting the crime. The suspect will soon be arraigned in court.”