A 22-year-old man has been arrested alongside three others in connection with the death of his girlfriend’s father, Daily Trust reports.
Maruf Yakubu of Shinkafi town, Zamfara State, was said to be in love with Aisha Yakubu which her father, now late, disapproved of.
Our sources gathered that the deceased, identified as Yahaya Yakubu, had confronted the suitor telling him to stay away from his daughter but that the suitor told him that he would marry her despite his disapproval.
He was said to have told the deceased that Aisha was already pregnant for him hence his resolve to marry her at all cost.
Disturbed by the revelation, the deceased was said to have collapsed and had to be rushed to hospital where he was confirmed dead.
Confirming the incident, Katsina police commandspokesman, DSP Gambo Isah, said the incident happened at Dutsen Reme town of Bakori LGA.
Isah said others arrested were the girl in questionand one Yahaya Mani, a neighbour to the deceased.
He said investigation has commenced on the matter and the accused persons would soon be charged to court.