August 16, 2017 – Nigerian Man Allegedly Killed Girlfriend In Germany By Stabbing Her 50 Times After She Broke Up With Him
Jilted Nigerian Asylum Seeker Who Stabbed German Girlfriend 50 Times Faces Life Imprisonment
Trial has resumed on the case of a Nigerian man accused of killing his girlfriend earlier this year.
The 28-year-old suspect identified as Anthony I allegedly stabbed his 22-year-old girlfriend Paramanathan Soopikan to death when she broke up with him.
According to police investigation, Anthony stabbed Paramanathan, a German student popularly called Angel of Ahaus on the street and was stuffing her corpse in a bag when a witness saw him.
He fled the scene of the crime but was later arrested by police in Basel Switzerland two days later.
Police prosecutors at a court in Muenster ruled that he killed her out of jealousy.
The two met last year at a refugee home in Ahaus Germany where the deceased volunteered.
Anthony, an Asylum seeker arrived Germany in 2015 after spending 3 years in Italy.
He however lied that he fled Nigeria because he was prosecuted because he was gay and had fought Boko Haram.
His asylum application was rejected due to inconsistencies.
Anthony is expected to be given life imprisonment on the 20th of September 2017.