The Edo State Police Command has arrested one John Aipoh, 27, in connection with the death of his 24-year-old girlfriend, Precious Ikpikhumi.
It was gathered that the suspect allegedly murdered the victim, a final year student of the Institute of Health Technology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, after she called off their four-year relationship.
Standard Gazette reports that the suspect, who had threatened to ‘end’ the victim, kidnapped her on Sunday morning, May 1, 2022, while was on her way to the church.
He dragged to an uncompleted building in the area where he reportedly strangled her with her scarf, dumped her body in a nearby bush before running away to an unknown destination.
It was also gathered that before her de@th, Precious had sent a voice note to a friend of hers in which she expressed fears that John might kill her for calling off their relationship.