Police commissioner Muhammed Dankwara told journalists on Tuesday in Benin that the suspect’s landlord reported the case to the police.
The landlord told the police that the pupil stabbed the girl loads of times in the neck and the chest with a knife, Mr Dankwara acknowledged.
“Police operatives straight away swung into action, arrested the suspect, recovered two knives, and rushed the sufferer to the hospital the build her physique became deposited in a morgue. Devices recovered from the suspect were two blood-stained knives, two iPhones, one Nokia cell phone, one laptop laptop, and two ATM cards,” the police commissioner explained.
Mr Dankwara added, “The case became transferred to the slay fragment of the Insist Felony Investigation Division, Benin. The suspect will likely be arraigned for slay quickly.”
The suspect acknowledged the deceased travelled from Asaba to affirm to him in Benin when he came upon fetish substances in her possession. He acknowledged this ended in an argument that resulted in the girl stabbing him, and he retaliated.
In a single other building, Mr Dankwara supplied the arrest of a 25-300 and sixty five days-primitive for defrauding an 18-300 and sixty five days-primitive of N5.2 million.
The police chief acknowledged counterfeit denominations of foreign forex echange echange and charms ragged for hypnotising and manipulating victims were recovered from the suspect.
He acknowledged the suspect had already written a confessional statement and would quickly be arraigned.
Mr Dankwara also arrested a 31-300 and sixty five days-primitive for releasing nude photos of his ex-girlfriend to the public.