A Chinese national, identified as Geng Kwaron, has been arrested in Kano for allegedly stabbing a 22-year-old lady to death.
The Kano State Police Command spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement, on Saturday.
According to Kiyawa, the incident occurred at about 10pm on Friday.
He said Kwaron, who resides in Nassarawa GRA of Kano metropiolis, went to the house of his girlfriend, UmmulKhultum Sani Buhari, at Janbulo quarters in the state.
The police spokesperson said they had a misunderstanding after which the suspect attacked her with a sharp knife.
“She was his girlfriend. The incident happened yesterday at about 10pm on the 16th of September, 2022.
“In the evening, we received the report saying a Chinese man, by the name Geng Kwaron, a 47-year-old man, residing in Nassarawa GRA in Kano went to the residence of his girlfriend, one Ummulkhultum Sani Buhari, 22, at Janbulo quarters in Kano State.
“When they had a misunderstanding, he attacked her with a sharp knife and inflicted a deep cut on her neck and other parts of her body.
“On receipt of this report, Abubakar Lawal, Kano state Commissioner of Police, mobilised police operatives to the scene. The victim was rushed to Murtala Mohammad Specialist Hospital in Kano State where a medical doctor confirmed her dead.
“The suspect was immediately arrested and the case has been transferred to the homicide section, Criminal Investigation Department of the Command and investigation is in progress,” the statement read.