12-year-old boy kills girlfriend in Jigawa

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A 12-year-old boy, Muhammad Sani, has allegedly killed his girlfriend at Damutawa village in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The incident occurred on Saturday at about 2:00pm while Muhammad and his 15-year-old girlfriend, Habiba Junaidu were playing at their uncle’s House.

He suddenly took his uncle’s dane gun, which was already loaded and shut her from the back. She died instantly.

Police spokesman, Asp Zubairu Aminudeen Ismail confirmed the incident.

He said after receiving the information, police rushed the victim to the hospital and was later confirmed dead.

Zubairu said the dane gun was recovered and the suspects were arrested for negligence.

He said the case is still under investigation.