Police nab man who strangled pregnant girlfriend

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Kano State Police Command has arrested one Philibus Ibrahim for allegedly strangling his 22-year-old pregnant girlfriend, Theresa Yakubu.

Ibrahim who committed the offence in Tundun Wada Local Government (LGA) of the state, was arrested alongside his accomplice Gabriel Bila, Both of Unguwar Korau Tudun-Wada LGA.

Confirming the incident, Mr. Mamman Dauda, the Commissioner of Police in the state told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that on April 2 at about 4.30pm, the command received an information from a good Samaritan that a lady was seen lying on the roadside, unconscious on Kano-Jos Road in Anadatia Village.

“On receiving the information, a team of policemen was rushed to the scene and the victim was taken to Tiga General Hospital where she was confirmed dead by a doctor.

“Investigation, however revealed that the victim left Nasarawa Kuki to Yantomo Village in Garin Babba LGA of Kano on March 27, at about 6pm. The principal suspect was arrested and confessed committing the offence by using the victim veil to strangulate her.” He reportedly said.




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