The authorities have not confirmed that this knife was used in the murder, despite its going viral among those who believe it to be the murder weapon.
A Chinese national Geng Quanrong has allegedly murdered his girlfriend Ummukhulsum Sani Buhari, in Kano State.
According to the witnesses who detained him before the arrival of the police, he was claimed to have entered into her parent’s house in Janbulo Quarters Kano, where she lived, and stabbed her multiple times.
State police spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa said “Geng Quanrong, ‘m’, 47 years old, of Nassarawa GRA Quarters Kano, a Chinese National, went to the residence of his girlfriend, one Ummukulsum Sani, ‘f’, 22 years old, had a misunderstanding with her, as a result, he attacked her with a sharp knife inflicting deep cut on her neck and some other parts of her body.
According to him, a doctor at the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital in Kano confirmed UmmaKulsum’s dead as soon as she was brought there.
Investigation is continuing discreetly, he said.
Writing Abdullahi Jalaluddeen; Editing Hadiza Abdulrahman and Saadatu Albashir