When 28-year-old Iklima Alhassan set out to visit her boyfriend on Sunday, August 9, at Rafin Makaranta area in Bauchi, little did she know that she was going to meet her death.
According to Vanguard, Iklima, who is an indigene of Bukuru village in Plateau State, visited her boyfriend, Nasiru Usman Banki, who resides at Rafin Makaranta area, behind Awala Hotel in Bauchi.
She however met another lady, Fatima Baba Isa, 22, of Makera ward in her boyfriend’s apartment, a situation that allegedly resulted in a fight between the two women. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the sad incident by saying:
“On August 9, at about 12:50a.m., an uncon-scious young lady was found along Maiduguri by-pass, near Awalah Roundabout, Bauchi. “The police patrol team attached to Tafawa Balewa Housing Estate Division visited the scene and rushed the victim to ATBU Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, were she was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor and the corpse was deposited in the mortuary for post-mortem examination.”
The police spokesman said the deceased’s boyfriend and the other lady were arrested and were assisting the Police with useful information that could help ascertain the cause of her death.
In a related development, the Lagos police have arrested a man for allegedly bathing his ex-girlfriend with acid after she dumped him.