by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
A girlfriend has been reportedly beaten to death by her boyfriend in Kaduna State for receiving a phone call. The ugly incident occurred on Thursday at Duste Road, in Ungwan Boro, Sabon Tasha area of the state.
Eyewitness account told journalists that the fight was triggered by phone call received by the girl from a person suspected to be another boyfriend.
The source said after a thorough beating to a state of coma, the boyfriend rushed the girl to hospital on suspecting that she was in coma, but only to discover that she was dead after doctor’s examination.
The culprit is cooling his feet in the police cell, according to the witness. The victim, who until her death was leaving in Television Village with her parents, was said be in U/Boro on a visit to the boyfriend when the incident happened. However, when contacted, the Kaduna Police Command spokesman, Muhammed Jalige, could not respond.