NigeriaMan Arrested For Allegedly Strangling Pregnant Lover

Man Arrested For Allegedly Strangling Pregnant Lover


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Kano, Nigeria – Operatives of Kano Police Command have arrested a man for allegedly strangling his pregnant girlfriend, 22-year-old Theresa Yakubu to death.

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The man identified as Philibus Ibrahim committed the offence in Tudun Wada Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

According to the information at News Webbs disposal, Ibrahim was arrested alongside his accomplice Gabriel Bila, both of Unguwar Korau Tudun-Wada LGA.


While confirming the arrest to NAN on Tuesday in Kano, Mr Mamman Dauda, the Commissioner of Police in the state, said the Ibrahim and his accomplice were arrested based on intelligence tipping.

According to Dauda, on April 2 at about 4:30 p.m., we received information from a good Samaritan that a lady was seen lying on the roadside, unconscious on Kano-Jos Road in Anadaria Village.

“On receiving the information, a team of policemen rushed to the scene, and the victim was taken to 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 6:00 p.m.

“In the course of the investigation, the principal suspect was arrested and confessed to committing the offence by using the victim’s veil to strangulate her.”

Dauda said that the investigation was ongoing, and once completed, the suspects would be charged to court.

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