Cult War: Varsity student hacked to death over girlfriend

Posted by News Express | 9 August 2018 | 2,114 times

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A 300-level student of the Kogi State University, Ayingba Ali Sheriff, was allegedly killed on Thursday by one Yusuf, also a student of same institution because of struggle over a girlfriend.

Sheriff, a student of the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department, was hacked down by one Yusuf popularly known as Santa Cruise, a 100-level student of the Department of Public Administration while he was trying to transact business at the ATM located in front of the school.

It was  reliably gathered that the deceased, who marked his birthday on the day he was killed, was said to have attempted to separate a quarrel between Yusuf, his killer and one other student when the incident happened.

The late Sheriff, described as easy-going and gentle, was said to have had similar misunderstanding with Yusuf, who was his roommate, but the issue was said to have been amicably resolved by their landlord.

Sheriff, also the operator of Umbrella Multimedia Studio, was said to have been stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck and he bled to death before help could reach him.

He was confirmed dead by medical personnel at the Good Shepherd Hospital, Ayingba.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Joseph Edegbo, refused to pick several calls made to him on his cell phone neither did he respond to a text message sent to him.

The Police PRO, Willy Aya, when contacted confirmed the incident, adding that the police had launched a manhunt to apprehend the culprit.

Sourced from a Daily Independent report



Source: News Express

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