Police Orders Probe Into Stabbing Of Student In FCT

By Lateef Taiwo

Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Commissioner of Police, Mr. Benneth Igweh has ordered immediate investigation into the stabbing to death of a student of Veritas University in Abuja.
The 100-level Computer Science student identified as Joshua Èjuojo Daniel-Ejigbo, was on Tuesday reported to have died while exercising at the campus gymnasium.
It was, however, later discovered that he had five stab wounds on his back and ribs, a development that was hidden from the family.
The university was said to have called the deceased’s father to inform him about the incident, saying that the boy slumped and died.
A human rights lawyer, Deji Adeyanju, who is representing the family, disclosed that the parents of the deceased student suspected foul play and gross negligence.
The family further alleged that they found five stab wounds on the back and ribs side of the deceased student.
Reacting on the incident, the FCT Police Command in a statement by the spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, said CP Igweh had directed the Deputy Commissioner in charge of CID to conduct a discreet investigation on the matter.


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