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BREAKING NEWS: Police Arrest 300 Level IMSU Undergraduate For Killing Final Year FUTO Student

The dreams and aspirations of a final year student of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Chinagorom Marvelous Kingsley was gruesomely cut short as he was stabbed to death by a 300 level student from Imo State University(IMSU) on Thursday.

The deceased, a 22-year old and a member of his school’s Man O’ War unit, was stabbed with a knife after he had a heated argument with his killer on Thursday night.

According to the Imo State Police Command Spokeman, Henry Okoye, operatives of the command arrested the suspect who was almost lynched at the scene of the crime after a distress call from the Chief Security Officer of FUTO, Rtd. DSP Patrick Egwu.

He said the suspect confessed to the crime when he was interrogated and named three other persons.

He named his brother Francis Promise, Prince and a man popularly known as Soji as people that were with him during the fight.

He said: “The arrest was sequel to a swift response to a distress call received from the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of FUTO, retired DSP Patrick Egwu, by police operatives on convoy patrol who promptly arrested the suspect who was almost lynched at the scene by an angry mob.

“The body of the victim was recovered and rushed to Federal Medical Center, Owerri where he was confirmed dead and deposited at the mortuary.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, admitting that he had a heated argument with personnel of the University’s Man O’ War Unit on 29/03/2024 at about 2200hrs during which he brought out a knife he neatly concealed in his trousers and stabbed the victim to death.

“He mentioned three others who were with him during the fight. They include his brother Francis Promise, Prince and a man popularly known as Soji.

“Efforts are on top gear to arrest the suspects at large and ascertain their involvement in the case. The suspect(s) will be arraigned in court upon completion of a comprehensive investigation by the State Criminal Investigation Department SCID.”

He further dispelled the rumors on the social media space, alleging that the killing was done by Hausa/Fulani persons and warned the public that the information is fake and a handwork of mischief makers.

“The Command therefore, is using this medium to dispel the false narratives making the rounds on social media that the victim was stabbed to death by Hausa Fulani/Northern, warning that misinformation is the handiwork of mischief makers who want to provoke unnecessary intertribal conflict between the good people of Imo State and the Northerners residing in the State.

“Accordingly, the Commissioner of Police Imo State Command, CP Aboki Danjuma has directed the deputy commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation Department to take charge of the case and ensure that the suspects involved in this case and purveyors of fake news are arrested made to face the full wrath of the law,” the statement added.…CONTINUE FULL READING>>

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