A 16-year-old man has been arrested in Niger state, for allegedly killing his girlfriend for having an affair with his elder brother.
The suspect, Idrisu Muhammadu of Evutagi village in the Katcha Local Government Area of Niger State was arrested for allegedly killing one Fatima Isah of the same address.
According to report, the suspect allegedly killed his former lover after her father, Isah Evutagi, decided to give his daughter’s hand in marriage to another man.
Northern City News gathered on Tuesday indicated that Muhammadu had earlier threatened to kill his victim if she did not marry him.
The suspect revealed that he and his elder brother had been contending for Fatimah’s love.
The Niger State Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammad Abubakar, said the suspect had confessed that he killed his victim with a cutlass, adding that he had previously threatened to kill the lady if she did not stop seeing his brother. The police spokesperson added that the suspect would be arraigned in court after investigation…