Hafizabad: A woman was arrested for murdering her six-year-old stepdaughter in Hafizabad on Thursday, according to the police.
Nabila bibi had killed her daughter Inaya Fatima and the accused the accused had staged a kidnapping after killing the girl.
A special team was formed by the police but the girl was not found after which her stepmother was taken into custody and was interrogated.
“She confessed to the crime and told us that she had killed the girl by strangling her with a cloth around her neck,” a police officer said, adding that the suspect then hid the body in a cupboard in the house.
The body has been shifted to the DHQ hospital for a post-mortem examination. Further investigations are under way.