Fatima Usman after the attack (L), before the attack (R)
The police boss also revealed that the suspect and the victim dated for over four years and Fatima Usman’s parents rejected the marriage proposal by Faisal.
She sustained serious injuries on the face and other parts of her body as a result of the attack.
Suspect, Musa Faisal
He explained that the police had also arrested one Muhammad Babangida, who conspired with Faisal and attacked the girl.
The commissioner said preliminary investigation indicated that the suspects conspired and assaulted the girl, contrary to the notion that she was attacked by tricycle operators.
The police said that the suspects had admitted committing the offence, adding that they would soon be charged to court.