A girl has reportedly been stabbed to death by her boyfriend for picking a phone call from another man.
The boyfriend identified as Solomon reportedly stabbed his girlfriend, Patience Zakkari, to death at about 1.30 am in the house of the deceased located at gwallameji area of Bauchi metropolis.
The deceased allegedly narrated the incident to a source before she gave up the ghost, reported NAN.
According to the source, the deceased and her boyfriend (Solomon) who were popularly known to be in a romantic relationship by most people in the area, had a heated argument when the deceased received a phone call from a male friend in the middle of the night.
“She narrated to me before she died that everything happened at about 1:30 am on Friday morning.
“She said she received a phone call from just an ordinary male friend and her boyfriend (Solomon) got jealous, started harassing her verbally, and that as she was trying to explain to him, he pounced on her and started hitting her.
“She took a bottle, hit him on the head in self defence because the beating was too much for her, and the man picked up a knife in response and stabbed her at the back.
“She said she lost a lot of blood before she was rushed to a clinic in the morning where she was treated and brought back home in the evening, when she narrated the incident to me.
“Unfortunately, when I left the place, I heard that the wound degenerated and she was rushed to a hospital where she eventually gave up,” narrated the source.
DSP Kamal Abubakar, the state Police Public Relations Officer who confirmed the incident said that the owner of the clinic where she died, had been arrested. He also assured that the command was on the trail of the culprit and would soon be apprehended to face the wrath of the law.