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Boyfriend forces his girlfriend to drink acid after she got engaged to another man

By Mason White 11:38 AM February 27, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
A man was arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly forced his girlfriend to drink a cup of acid, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos Police said that 23-year-old Christian Samuel has been remanded into custody after being denied bail.

Samuel, who was at the Cossy-Inn Hotel, forced his 26-year-old girlfriend Nwachukwu, to drink a cup of acid. According to the initial police investigation, the defendant had been dating the deceased for some time.

However, after Nwachukwu became engaged to another man without the knowledge of her boyfriend, Samuel went crazy. He prepared a cup of deadly acid and forced it down the throat of his girlfriend.

Samuel left his girlfriend in the hotel room and fled from the scene. The hotel owner, later discovered the dead woman.

The hotel owner along with two employees dumped the body outside Lagos. The three were arrested and charged with helping a murderer.