A young man has shocked netizens by fleeing while being transported to a police station.
The police had arrested him and some other suspects, but as they were driving away, he jumped out of a police van and took to his heels.
He alighted and ran so fast that the camera only caught a brief glimpse of him in motion.
According to reports, the incident occurred around 8 p.m. in the Mowe area of Lagos.
Some bystanders were stunned as they watched the drama unfold, and the police officers appeared to be so taken aback that they couldn’t even engage him in a hot pursuit.
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On Saturday, Abdullahi Kiyawa, the state police spokesperson, confirmed the development to TheCable.
Kiyawa stated that the incident occurred around 10 p.m. on Friday.
According to him, Kwaron, who lives in Kano’s Nassarawa GRA, went to the house of UmmulKhultum Sani in the state’s Janbulo quarters.
The victim was Kwaron’s girlfriend, according to the police spokesman, and they had a “misunderstanding” before the suspect attacked her with a sharp knife.
“She had been his girlfriend. “The incident occurred yesterday around 10 p.m. on September 16, 2022,” Kiyawa said.
“In the evening, we received information that a Chinese man, Geng Kwaron, 47, of Nassarawa GRA in Kano, went to the residence of his girlfriend, Ummulkhultum Sani, 22, of Janbulo quarters in Kano state.”
“When they had a misunderstanding, he attacked her with a sharp knife and inflicted a deep cut on her neck and other parts of her body.
“On receipt of this report, Abubakar Lawal, Kano state commissioner of police, mobilised police operatives to the scene. The victim was rushed to Murtala Mohammad Specialist Hospital in Kano state where a medical doctor confirmed her dead.