Extreme Jealousy Soldier in soup for murdering girlfriend over text messages

A jealous soldier has been arrested for allegedly murdering his girlfriend after finding text messages on her phone from another man.

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A soldier, Sunday Umaru, has been arrested by the Plateau State Police Command for killing his girlfriend, Charity Thomas, after he saw some text messages sent to her by another man on her phone, Plateau News Online reports.

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It was gathered that Umaru who served in the 3rd Armoured Division of the Nigerian Army, but attached to Sector 7 of Operation Save Haven, Jos (OPSH), got angry when he saw the messages and stabbed Thomas, in the stomach and she died before she could be rushed to the hospital.

The military authorities was said to have dismissed him immediately after a court marshal and handed him over to the police for prosecution.

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While parading the suspect at the State Police Headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Adekunle Oladunjoye, said the suspect had invited the victim from Kaduna State to stay with him and while going through her phone, saw the message and got mad, leading to the act.

“While going through her phone, he saw some text messages from other men which made him lose his temper and stabbed her to death.”

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