Police investigate stabbing-to-death of 400-level UNN student

Police investigate stabbing-to-death of 400-level UNN student

The police in Enugu have begun investigations into the stabbing to death of a 400-level University of Nigeria, Nsukka, (UNN) student by a 200-level student of the institution.

The Commands Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Saturday in Enugu that the incident happened on July 31 in Nsukka.

The suspect later identified as Nnamdi Asogwa, 23, said to be a 200-level student of UNN, allegedly stabbed one Chukwudi Mba, a 400-level student of Public Administration of UNN to death,” said Ms Amaraizu, a superintendent of police.

The suspect allegedly struck on the back of the victim with a knife at their lodge identified as Alfreds Lodge in Nsukka town over a yet to be established issue.

It was further gathered that following the incident, the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later confirmed dead by a doctor on duty, he said.

Ms Amaraizu said the state Commissioner of Police, Sulaiman Balarabe, had directed full-scale investigations into the matter.

The suspect is currently helping police operatives in their investigation; while the body of the deceased has been deposited in a nearby hospital mortuary, he said. (NAN)

Author: Agency Report

Source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/regional/ssouth-east/344620-police-investigate-stabbing-to-death-of-400-level-unn-student.html

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