Two Men Arrested Over Killing of Pregnant Girlfriend

Philbus Ibrahim (20) and Gabriel Bila (25) have been arrested by the police in Kano for strangling Theresa Yakubu (20) to death over issues of unaborted two month pregnancy.

Police investigation revealed that Philbus who confessed to have impregnated his girl friend, Theresa, two months ago, decided to take her life after fruitless efforts to abort the pregnancy.

He conspired with his friend, Gabriel, invited Theresa to a bush where she was overpowered as Gabriel held her two hands, while Philbus used her head tie and strangled her to death.

The remains of hapless Theresa was dumped by the road side.

Passers-bye who saw her motionless body raises alarm and informed the police who took the body to Tiga General Hospital and commenced investigation.

The incident occurred at Anadariya Village in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano state.

A Statement by the Kano State Police Command spokesman, Superintendent of Police, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa stated that: “On 28/03/2023 at about 1630hrs, a report was received that a lady was seen laying on the ground motionless by the roadside at Anadariya Village, Bebeji Local Government Area, along Kano-Jos Road, Kano State.

“On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mamman Dauda psc(+) raised and instructed a team of detectives led by SP Tanimu Wada, Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Bebeji Division to proceed to the scene.

“The team immediately rushed to the scene and moved the body to Tiga General Hospital where a medical Doctor confirmed her dead.

“Preliminary investigation revealed the identity of the deceased as Theresa Yakubu, (20) with a two-month-old pregnancy, of Anadariya Village, Bebeji LGA.”

“It also led to the arrest of her boyfriend, one Philibus Ibrahim, (20) of Unguwar Korau Quarters, Tudun Wada LGA and his friend, one Gabriel Bila, (25), of the same address.”

“On investigation, Philibus confessed that he impregnated the girlfriend two months ago, and all efforts to abort the pregnancy proved abortive.”

“He then conspired with his friend and took her to a bush, the friend held her hands and Philibus used her head tie and strangled her to death.”

“The case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Homicide Section for discreet investigation. Suspects will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.”

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