A 22-year-old 300-level student of Jigawa State College of Legal Studies, Ringim Ismail, has confessed to slitting the throat of a woman for refusing to terminate a pregnancy she had for him out of wedlock.
According to Premium Times, the Police had accused Ismail of the murder of 22-year-old Salamatu Garba, of Kofar Gabas quarters in Jahun LGA of Jigawa State on Saturday.
The suspect who reportedly made the confession while speaking to journalists from his police cell on Tuesday, said he was in a relationship with the 22-year-old for over 8-years with a view to consummating the relationship into marriage.
According to him, they made an unsuccessful attempt to abort the pregnancy when it was 3-month-old, adding that the deceased however refused his pressure to attempt the abortion again two months later.
Ismael revealed further that he decided to eliminate his girlfriend and anything that had to do with her and the pregnancy.
He said on the fateful day of the murder, he took the woman on a motorcycle to the outskirts of the town, used a jack knife to slit her throat and left her in a pool of her blood after she had collapsed.
“I took her to the outskirt of the town at around 9 p.m. on a motorcycle that I borrowed from a friend. I snuffed life out her after I slit her throat with a jack knife. She was four months pregnant for me and I decided to kill her for refusing to agree to an abortion.”