The police in Kano State have arrested a man, Philibus Ibrahim, for allegedly strangling his pregnant girlfriend, Theresa Yakubu (22), to death.
Ibrahim, who committed the offence in Tudun Wada LGA, was arrested alongside his accomplice, Gabriel Bila, both of Unguwar Korau.
Mr Mamman Dauda, the Commissioner of Police in the state, who confirmed the arrests, said, “On April 2, at about 4pm we received information from a Good Samaritan that a lady was seen lying unconscious on the Kano-Jos Road in Anadaria village.
“A team of policemen rushed to the scene and the victim was taken to the Tiga General Hospital where she was confirmed dead by a doctor.
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“Investigation, however, revealed that the victim left Nassarawan Kuki to Yantomo village in Garin Babba LGA of Kano on March 27, at about 6pm.
“In the course of an investigation, the principal suspect was arrested and confessed to committing the offence by using the victim’s veil to strangulate her.”