An officer of the Nigerian Army, Sunday Umaru, has been dismissed and handed over to the Plateau State police for prosecution after he was discovered to have killed and severed the hands of his girlfriend upon discovering suspicious messages on her phone. PUNCH reports that Umaru who served in the 3rd Armoured Division of the Nigerian Army, invited Charity Thomas from Kaduna to stay with him. In his apartment, while going through her phone, he saw messages alleged to be from other men. An altercation ensued, prompting him to stab her in the stomach. She died on the spot and he then proceeded to cut off her hands.
He was found out, dismissed and handed over to the police. Confirming the incident, the Police Commissioner in the state, Mr. Adekunle Oladunjoye said Umary has been charged to court.