Jealous lover pushes girlfriend to death in Bauchi

Posted by News Express | 23 October 2021 | 1,052 times

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The Police Command in Bauchi State has arrested one Enoch Yohanna, who allegedly pushed his girlfriend, Ruth Amos to her death.

Spokesman of Bauchi Command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, in a statement on Friday said a patrol by detectives, sighted the 28-year old lady lying in a pool of blood with wounds on her head and blood gushing from her mouth at the Sabon Kaura area of Bauchi metropolis.

It was revealed that on the date of the incident, Enoch sighted the deceased coming out of the compound of another man and out of jealousy, challenged her, which led to an argument between them.

In the process, he allegedly pushed her and she hit her head on the ground.

The statement stated that further investigation into the incident showed that the deceased and Yohanna were in a romantic relationship and had two children before her unfortunate death.

The 27-year old suspect, who resides in Gwallameji Doka, upon his arrest was said to have voluntarily confessed to committing the crime.

The statement partly reads: “On 07/10/2021 at about 0445hrs a Joint patrol team in collaboration with the Peace and security committee while on visibility patrol sighted a young lady laying in a pool of blood with wounds on her head and blood gushing from her mouth at Sabon Kaura, the team evacuated the victim to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi, where medical doctor certified her dead.


“During the course of investigation, one Hajara Amos aged 56yrs of Bayara village was identified as the deceased mother and also identified the deceased as Ruth Amos aged 28yrs of the same address,” the statement said.

The Command said the suspect will soon be profiled and charged to court.

(The Nation)

Source: News Express

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