Man Arrested For Strangling Pregnant Girlfriend In Kano


Kano State Police Command has arrested a man, Philibus Ibrahim for allegedly his 22-year-old pregnant girlfriend, Theresa Yakubu.


Ibrahim allegedly strangled her in Tudun Wada Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State and arrested Gabriel Bila, his accomplice in Unguwar Korau Tudun-Wada LGA.

The Commissioner of Police, Mamman Dauda confirmed the arrest to newsmen on Tuesday in Kano.

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According to the Police Commissioner, Dauda, he said a good Samaritan reported that a lady was seen lying unconscious by the roadside on Kano-Jos Road in Anadaria Village on April 2nd at about 4:30 p.m.

“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.

“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.

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“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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