Muhammad Sani, a 12-year-old child, allegedly killed his girlfriend in Damutawa village in Jigawa State’s Jahun Local Government District.
The incident occurred about 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, when Muhammad and his 15-year-old girlfriend, Habiba Junaidu, were playing in the House of their uncle.
Suddenly, he took a dane gun from his uncle, which was already loaded, and shut it from the back. She suddenly died.
Police spokesman, Asp Zubairu Aminudeen Ismail confirmed the incident.
However, after obtaining the details, he said, the police rushed the victim to the hospital and later confirmed that he was dead.
Zubairu said that the dane gun had been retrieved and that the suspects had been detained for neglect.
He said the case is still under investigation.