Kaduna Man Arrested, Admits Killing Woman For Resisting Advances
One Lot Dauda has been arrested by troops of Operation Safe Haven in Southern Kaduna for the murder of one Mrs. Dorathy Jonathan.
Jonathan was murdered on Friday, September 1, while fetching firewood at Afana village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of the state.
This was made known in a statement on the official X handle of the Nigerian Army on Thursday.
The statement read that Dauda narrated "that he approached Mrs. Dorathy while working on a farmland and wanted to get intimate forcefully with the victim, who put up a struggle leading to her gruesome 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 ongoing to arrest the accomplice, while the arrested suspect would be charged to court once the investigation is completed.
Credit: X| Nigerian Army