A 29-year-old man Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State, has been arrested by the Jigawa state police command arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.
According to the state police command spokesperson Audu Jinjiri, Mustapha, and Hashimu, were divorced, but living toghrter as lovers at Daneji village in the state found out she was three-months pregnant and informed him in excitement.
However, Idris got angry and stabbed her to death. Her body was found in a bush on the outskirts of Daneji village about 22 kilometres from Ringim town.
Police further disclosed that the suspect confessed during interrogation that he killed his girlfriend to avoid the shame of giving birth outside wedlock.
The police spokesperson said the corpse of the deceased was found in her pool of blood in a bush on the outskirts of Daneji village.
Mr. Jinjiri said police preliminary investigation found out that the late Ms. Hashimu was a divorcee, and that she was certified dead by a medical doctor and released to relatives for burial.
The police spokesperson said the suspect would be charged to court to face the law.
Source: Naija News