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A heartless woman has been arrested by the Kaduna State Police Command for allegedly torturing her seven-year-old stepdaughter identified as Zainab, to death.

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According to Hausa News site, Zuma Times, the mother of the toddler had divorced from her father and he left her in the care of his second wife, not knowing that the woman was not happy with his decision.

The incident, it was gathered, occurred after the allegedly subjected the poor girl to a series of torture without the knowledge of her father till she collapsed and was rushed to the hospital.

At the hospital, the doctors noticed the severe injuries on the girl and when the woman was questioned, she was said to have answered that the girl got the injuries when she had a seizure but the doctors were not satisfied and called in the police who took the stepmother away for interrogation.

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It was during the session that she allegedly confessed to torturing the girl.

However, the kid could not make it as she gave up the ghost before doctors could save her life.

See graphic photos of the girl in Pulse Gallery.

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