Man arrested for killing a woman who refused to get intimate with him

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A Kaduna man identified as Lot Dauda has been arrested by troops of Operation Safe Haven in Southern Kaduna for the murder of one Mrs Dorathy Jonathan.

Mrs Dorathy was murdered on September 1, 2023, while fetching firewood at Afana village in Zango Kataf LGA of the state.

This was revealed in a statement on the official X handle of the Nigerian Army on Sept 14, 2023.

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Dauda confessed in the statement “that he approached Mrs. Dorathy while working on a farmland & wanted to get intimate forcefully with the victim, who put up a struggle leading to her gruesöme murder.”

It further read that Dauda, who admitted to committing the crime with an accomplice still at large, was arrested through a manhunt launched by troops of the OPSH who acted swiftly in response to reliable intelligence reports.

Efforts are in progress to capture the accomplice, while the arrested suspect will be charged in court once the investigation is completed.


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