A 27 year old man identified as Shaf’u Haruna has been arrested by the Katsina state police for strangling to death his 14 year old girlfriend,Hamsiya Lawal after she accused him of making her pregnant.
A statement released by the state police command spokesperson, Gambo Isah, says Haruna of the Dorawar Natiba, Birdigau village, Kankara LGA of Katsina state, allegedly killed the victim who he claims was his girlfriend sometime in December, 2019 over dispute on the ownership of her pregnancy.
Haruna who went into hiding after committing the said crime, was caught and arrested last Tuesday.
According to the police spokesman, Haruna tricked the victim to a nearby bush, where he allegedly strangled and smashed her brain with heavy stone, killing her instantly.
The police says the suspect will be charged to court soon.