In Kano’s Kumbotso local government region, a 23-year-old lady was fatally stabbed by her Chinese lover.
On Friday, September 16, at around 10 p.m., the event is said to have taken place after the suspect visited the deceased, Ummakulsum Sani Buhari, at her parents’ home, which is close to the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) office.
The deceased woman was a divorcee, and the suspect was her lover, according to Abubakar Mustapha, a neighbor of the deceased who confirmed the incident to 1960nobs.ng
“The incident happen around 10:00pm last night. The murderer was her boyfriend since before she got married. Her husband divorced her and they went on with their friendship as boyfriend and girlfriend. He often went to her house. She was taken to UMC Zhair Hospital not more than a kilometre away from her house and she died.
“Khaleed, her brother stopped the mob from attacking the murderer when he came back for his car when he entered the house because he (Khaleed) thought that will be lead to a different thing. The man was then caught and handed over to the police.”
Another neighbour, Muhammad Sani also told the publication that the suspect once attempted suicide because of the girlfriend but with the intervention of the police, the matter was settled.
“When she was about getting married, he once attempted suicide because of his love for her until the police intervened and everything was settled.”
The suspect is currently being held at the divisional police station at Dorayi quarters.