The Kano State Police Command have arrested a Chinese bearing the name, Gheng Chu for killing his lover, a Nigerian, Ummukulthum Sani in Kano State.
Addressing journalists at a press conference in Kano yesterday, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Police Command, Abdullahi Haruna, said the command received a distress call at about 10 pm on Friday, following which the Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawal Abubakar, dispatched a team to the scene.
The 22-year-old victim was said to be Chu’s lover until she was murdered on Friday.
Haruna said: “The 47- year-old Chinese visited the residence of his girlfriend, Miss Ummukulthum Sani (22) and they engaged in an argument before he allegedly stabbed her many times with a knife.”
He explained that when the police team reached the scene of the incident, they rushed the victim to Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital in the city, where she was confirmed dead.
Haruna also confirmed the arrest of the suspect, saying that an in-depth investigation into the case had begun on the orders of the Commissioner of Police.