A jilted lover in Nigeria was arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly forced his girlfriend to drink a cup of acid, according to the police.
Lagos Police said that 23-year-old has been remanded into custody after being denied bail.
He allegedly forced his 26-year-old girlfriend to drink a cup of acid. According to the initial police investigation, the defendant had been dating the deceased for some time.
However, after she became engaged to another man without the knowledge of her boyfriend, he went crazy. He prepared a cup of deadly acid and forced it down her throat and fled the scene.
The incident came to light when the hotel owner discovered the dead woman.
The hotel owner along with two employees dumped the body outside Lagos. The three have been arrested.