Both the husband and wife are now in detention in the 6 Division of Army Barracks of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt Barracks.

The photo of the woman in handcuffs, standing close to the lifeless body of the little girl close to a hospital bed has gone viral.

No statement has been issued by the authorities of the 6 Division of Nigerian Army on the issue.

A month ago, a man was caught on video in Port Harcourt feeding his toddler stepdaughter with her faeces. He has been remanded in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre.