A Chinese man residing in Kano, Geng Quangrong, has confessed to stabbing his Nigerian girlfriend to death in the state.
The suspect, who was arrested on Friday night September 16th after attacking and killing his 23-year-old lover, Ummakulsum Sani Buhari, in her parents’ home in Janbulo districts of Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State, said he did it because she betrayed him.
According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the 47-year-old suspect committed the crime after climbing over the fence of the deceased’s apartment to gain entry, where he stabbed her multiple times until she died.
The Chinese claimed that the deceased, Ummakulsum Sani Buhari, had promised to marry him but then broke that promise after spending so much on her.
The suspect further stated that he was furious at her betrayal and decided to attack and kill the deceased at her home.
Geng Quangrong has since been transferred to the state headquarters in Bompai for further investigation and prosecution.
Meanwhile, the late Ummakulsum Sani Buhari has been buried according to Islamic rites in Kano on Saturday morning.
In other news, an unidentified woman is believed to have died in a car accident in Calabar, Cross River state while allegedly chasing her husband, whom she saw with another lady at a shopping mall.
An eyewitness, Stephen Okposin announced that the accident occurred on Sunday, September 18th, 2022, on the Murtala Mohammed highway. (Continue reading)