A 27-year-old man, identified as Shaf’u Haruna, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing a 14-year-old girl over pregnancy ownership.
According to the Katsina state police command Shaf’u Haruna was arrested for allegedly killing a young girl identified as Hamsiya Lawal, over dispute on the ownership of her pregnancy.
This was made known in a statement released by the state police command spokesperson, Gambo Isah.
Shaf’u Haruna, hails from Dorawar Natiba, Birdigau village, Kankara LGA of Katsina state, and went into hiding after allegedly killed the victim who he claims was his girlfriend sometime in December,.
According to the police spokesman, Haruna tricked the victim to a nearby bush, where he allegedly strangled and smashed her brain with heavy stone, killing her instantly.
The police says the suspect will be charged to court soon.