Police Parade Man For Killing 24-Year-Old Girlfriend

The Yobe State Police Command has arrested one Muhammed Adamu, 30 for killing his girlfriend, Hauwa Muhammad.

Adamu, a native of Potiskum Local Government, Damuturu, Yobe State committed the crime on May 29, 2018, said that the suspect had made a confessional statement.

Confessing, Adamu said that he killed Hauwa because she was dating another man. He said that he had been dating Hauwa for some years but did not have money to pay her bride price.

The suspect confessed to being a drug addict, adding that he had taken the hard drug the day he killed Hauwa.

He said, “I have been abusing drugs for almost five years. I even went to Azare General Hospital to seek medical advice in order to get rid of my addiction.

On the fateful day, Adamu called in Hauwa into his room and killed her, using a knife. He said that he wanted to kill himself but the dying Hauwa stopped him.

She waved me not to kill myself but to ask for God’s forgiveness. “That was why I answered the police call to confess my sin,” Adamu narrated.  

Adamu said that he was a fresh graduate from Federal College of Technical Education, Potiskum, affiliated to the Federal University of Technology, Minna.

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