By Biodun BusariAt least three people have been confirmed dead as a dam near an abandoned diamond mine collapsed at Jagersfontein, South Africa.The tragedy that struck early Sunday triggered flooding also that damaged property. At least 300 people have been affected in Charlesville, Jagersfontein.
A laady, Ummu Kulthum of Kabuga Quatres, Dorayi Babba in Kano has Friday night been allegedly stabbed to death by her boyfriend, a Chinese nationale known as Geng Quangrong for betraying him.
The police in Kano confirmed the incident through its spokesman SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who explained that the suspect, Geng, 47, committed the crime after scaling the fence of the deceased residence to gain access where he stabbed her severally until she gave up the spirit.
Geng alleged that he was deceived by Ummu who was his girlfriend and promised to marry him but betrayed him even after he had spent so much money on her.The suspect further stated that he was angered by her deception and decided to attack and kill the deceases at her residence.The police spokesman further stated that the mother of the deceased raised alarm during the act and the police was immediately alerted of the development where the Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Lawan, directed the DPO, Dorayi Babba, to take charge of the situation.Deng has since been transferred to the state headquarters at Bompai for further investigation and prosecution.
Meanwhile, late Ummu has been buried Saturday morning in Kano as the family members and friends mourn her sudden departure.