The police in Kano State, North-west Nigeria, has said a Chinese national, Geng Quanrong, allegedly stabbed his long time girlfriend, Ummukulsum Buhari, to death on Friday.
Hotmedia.ng gathered that the ugly incident happened Friday night at Kabuga quarters, Gwale Local Government Area.
The Police Spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa, said the suspect, Geng, 47, stabbed the woman to death after he broke into her house through the fence, stabbing her several times.
Mr Kiyawa said the deceased’s mother raised an alarm and alerted the police, who rushed to the scene.
He said the police commissioner in the state, Abubakar Lawan, has directed that the case be transferred to the state police headquarters for further investigation and possible prosecution.
According to the report by PREMIUM TIMES, the deceased was in a relationship with the Chinese man but later chose to marry a Nigerian.
Their courtship reportedly continued after she divorced her husband.
The police revealed that the suspect claimed that the deceased deceived and collected money from him with the promise to marry him, but failed to fulfil her promise.
A Chinese man identified as Geng Quangrong has allegedly stabbed his lover, a 23-year-old woman, Ummu Kulthum to death at Janbulo quarters, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano.
The police in Kano confirmed the incident through its spokesman SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who explained that the suspect, Geng, 47, committed the crime on Friday after scaling the fence of the deceased residence to gain access where he stabbed her severally until she gave up the spirit.
Geng alleged that he was deceived by Ummu who was his girlfriend and promised to marry him but betrayed him even after he had spent so much money on her.
The suspect further stated that he was angered by her deception and decided to attack and kill the deceases at her residence.
The police spokesman further stated that the mother of the deceased raised alarm during the act and the police was immediately alerted of the development where the Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Lawan, directed the DPO, Dorayi Babba, to take charge of the situation.
Deng has since been transferred to the state headquarters at Bompai for further investigation and prosecution.
Meanwhile, late Ummu has been buried Saturday morning in Kano as the family members and friends mourn her sudden departure.