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Boy, 14, stabs 18-year-old girl to death

A 14-year-old boy in Bauchi, who allegedly stabbed to death an 18-year-old girl, has been arrested.

The teenager was said to have stabbed his victim with a scissors on the neck.

In a statement obtained by Punch on Friday, April 17, in Bauchi, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspect will be arraigned in court.

He said, “On the 16/4/2015 (Thursday) at about 17.45 hours (5.45pm), Police detectives, attached to Township Division, arrested one Ismael Idris, male, (14) of Kofar Gombe ward in Bauchi State.

“Suspect used scissors and stabbed one Ramatu Aminu, female, (18) of Shekal ward on her neck over minor argument at a bakery.

“She was rushed to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital , Bauchi, for medical attention but later died while receiving treatment.”

Mohammed said the case was under investigation.

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