A young man believed to the lover of a sex hawker on Monday evening stabbed her to death at Sugarcane hotel, located on Gold Coast road, Sabon Gari area of the Kano metropolis around 5:30 and 6 pm.
According to sources, two men arrived the hotel premises at about 5:30 pm on a motorbike.
As soon as they disembarked, one of the men, walked straight into the girl’s hotel room, while his accomplice waited for him beside the motorbike within the premises of the hotel.
Unknown to the men, workers within the vicinity were monitoring the suspicious movement of the motorbike man.
Twenty minutes after, the motorbike men that entered the girl’s room failed to come out as expected, and that aroused the suspicion of the workers within the premises.
One of the workers’, it was learnt burst into the room, following the persistent outcry of the victim.
The source disclosed that as soon as one of the curious workers gained entrance into the room, he discovered that the girl was in a pool of her blood, having been stabbed by the motorbike man, who was also found in the room holding a knife.
On a closer look, the worker discovered that the girl, who was struggling and writhing in pains, was stabbed on the stomach, forcing her intestines to gush out.
Sensing danger, the assailant, attempted to escape but was promptly caught and brutalized, while his accomplice, whom he rode to the premises with fled the scene but the motorbike he left behind was set ablaze.
It was also reported that moments after the gruesome murder, some police officers from the Nomansland Police station, arrived the scene and saved the suspect from being lynched by the angry mob at the hotel premises.
The law enforcement agents, it was gathered swung into action promptly, dispersed the crowd, arrested the suspect and conveyed the remains of the pub girl to the Police station for further interrogation.
As at the time of filing this report, the Hotel premises has not only been sealed up but deserted.