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Man rapes and kills 7-months pregnant woman in Plateau (Photo)

A Nigerian man, Timring Napkur, as been arrested for allegedly raping and killing a pregnant woman in Gangnim Village of Langtang South Local Government Area of the state.

Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state police commissioner, Isaac Akinmoyede, said the suspect attacked the woman, Zainab Abu, who was seven months pregnant, at the bank of a river where she went with her two daughters to wash clothes.

“At about 0800hrs, of 28/2/2019, Timring Napkur ‘m’ of Gangnim Village Langtang South Local Government attacked a 7- month old pregnant woman Zainab Abu at a riverside where she went to wash her clothes along with her two daughters. The suspect raped the victim, strangulated and pushed her into the river where she got drowned and died.

“The victim’s two daughters, Aije 7-year old and Khadija 4-year old, escaped and reported the crime to their father. The suspect has been arrested and he is undergoing investigation, ” the police commissioner said

The suspect who looked remorseful, begged for forgiveness. The police chief said he will be charged to court soon.

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