A man identified as Mustapha Idris, has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing his pregnant girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu in Jigawa state.
During police investigation, it was gathered that Mustapha slit the throat of the deceased Nafisa, leaving her to die in the pool of her blood.
The suspect “Mustapha” initially denied the allegation when interrogated, but later confessed to committing the crime.
He however confessed to killing his girlfriend “Ms Nafisu” after she told him she was three months pregnant.
“I killed her to avoid the shame of giving birth outside wedlock.
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“I am ashamed of how the society will see us after she delivers the unborn child out of wedlock, and thus I decided to terminate her life to stay away from shame,” he said in court.
The presiding judge, Justice Ahmed Kazaure, found him guilty and sentenced him to death by hanging.