A 37-year-old lady, Adeyola Afonja, has allegedly overwhelmed her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350.
The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered her remand in jail.
The police charged Afonja, who resides at Etobaba Village, Jos North, with culpable murder, an offence punishable with death if discovered responsible.
Justice S.P Gang, gave the order, after the visibly distraught mom pleaded not responsible to the charge stating that she solely needed to right her youngster.
Justice Gang adjourned the case till Oct. 8, for continuation of listening to and to allow her get authorized illustration.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Onegbenoise Osho, instructed the court docket that the accused particular person used a cable wire to flog her daughter in a bid to right her after she claimed she stole N350 from her mum.
Osho alleged that the little woman collapsed in the course of the deadly beating and was rushed to the Plateau State Specialist Hospital have been she was confirmed lifeless on arrival.
The prosecutor added that the mom (accused) instantly knowledgeable her husband, Mr Anisuida Felix, whom she is separated from in regards to the growth.
He stated that Felix, reported the matter on the Nasarawa Gwom Police Station.