On 03/03/2020 the State police received a distress tip from concerned citizens and have arrested one Shafi’u Haruna, aged 27 years, a boyfriend to one Hamsiya Lawal, aged 14 years.
The suspect, Shafi’u Haruna was alleged to have killed his girlfriend in December, 2019, over pregnancy related arguements.
During investigations, the suspect confessed to kidnapping the victim, strangulated and smashed her head with a heavy stone which killed her instantly.
In a video recorded and shared by the police, Haruna said “I killed her, she came to me one Friday telling me she missed her period for two months and demanded N1,500 from me to address it.
I once had sex with her and told her I don’t have such amount but we should meet later. When we met, I pleaded with her but she refused; I strangled her and later used a stone to smash her head.”