Suspected cultists have shot to death a final year student of the Cross River University of Technology at the SUG Secretariat in the school campus.
An eyewitness said Felix assailants came in through a bush path as some of “their men” were also on ground to monitor the victim who was shot and his throat severed.
The source said: “The assailants numbering about five came into the school premises from a community behind the school laid wait for their victim before striking.
“Immediately they saw him, they went for him and shot him severally. After he fell to the ground they approached him and severed his neck and throat with matchetes probably in a bid to take off his head.
“But they later left him and escaped through the same bush path they came from before student had the courage to gather.
“Two female students sustained little brushes by stray bullets.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Irene Ugbo, confirmed the death of the undergraduate on telephone .
Ugbo said that policemen were already on ground to maintain peace and order in the institution as well as forestall brake down of law and return calm to the place.
According to her: “As we speak, our men are on ground at the venue of the incident. The cult clash claimed one life of an undergraduate.
“He was killed through a gun shot. The Divisional Police Officer in that area is on ground now and the area is under control.”
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