Adebayo Adenrele



Kano State Police Command has apprehended a Chinese man identified as Geng Kwaron, for allegedly stabbing his 22-year-old girlfriend, UmmulKhultum Sani to death at Janbulo quarters in the State.

The Police Spokesperson in the state, Abdullahi Kiyawa, confirmed the development, adding that the incident occurred at about 10pm on Friday.

According to him, Kwaron, who resides in Nassarawa GRA in Kano, went to the house of his girlfriend and attacked her with a sharp knife after that they had a misunderstanding.

In his words, “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, 22-year-old, 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.”