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Mother Of Four Murdered In Sokoto Hotel

A middle-aged woman in Sokoto State has been murdered in one of the hotels within the metropolis.

Trojan News learnt that the victim, a divorcee mother of four who occasionally visits the hotel, was killed in a gruesome manner while she was with her alleged lover.

Confirming the murder, the Sokoto State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Ahmed Rufai, said the deceased was found dead with a slit throat in the toilet of the hotel room.


Rufai, who spoke with Punch, said the police have commenced an investigation and have gathered useful information from documents the suspect left in the hotel room.

He said, “We have commenced an investigation into the incident, as we are able to gather some useful information from documents the alleged killer left in the room and his information at the reception.

“We will update the press on our investigation as it goes on but for now, we are on it.”

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