The Kaduna State Police Command says, a man who allegedly murdered his girlfriend has been arrested while about to be lynched by a mob.

The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammad Jalige confirmed the arrested in a statement issued on Friday in Kaduna.

Jalige said on April 14. at about 2130hrs, the Command received a distressed call that there was a mob action at NEPA Roundabout in Kaduna metropolis where an unruly crowd were about to lynch a suspect.

“Operatives were immediately  mobilized to the scene. On getting there, they met the suspect lying unconscious and surrounded by the crowd”.

According to Jalige, information gathered reveals that the suspect  attacked his girlfriend, of old Command Secondary and Nursery school, Sokoto Road, Kaduna with a matchette and inflicted multiple degrees of injuries on her face, arms and hands.

He explained that during the attack, the man severed her left hand completely, alleging that he had spent a lot of resources on her and she wanted to dump him for another man.

“The victim was rushed to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital for treatment. A medical doctor on duty call confirmed she was dead.

“The corpse of the lady has been deposited at the same hospital for an autopsy”, Jalige revealed.

He said investigation is currently ongoing.

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