A 22-year-old businessman identified as Mtagher Kena, was arraigned in an Upper Area Court in Makurdi, Benue state, for allegedly killing his 18-year-old girlfriend.
Kena, a resident of Akpehe village, Makurdi, is charged with culpable homicide, punishable under Section 222 of the Penal Code Law of Benue, 2004.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, told the court that one Ayughtse Aondona of Logo 1, Makurdi reported the matter on June 7, at the ‘E’ Division Police Station.
He alleged that the complainant reported that Kena murdered his 18-year-old daughter in Makurdi, NAN reports.
The prosecution alleged that Kena poisoned the deceased’s and she became unconscious. Shaagee alleged that the 18-year-old girl later died in Saint Theresa Hospital, Makurdi.