An HND student, Akoh Abuh Samuel was allegedly stabbed by his friend suspected to be mentally unstable thereby throwing the Department of Public Administration, Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja into mourning according to a report by DAILY POST.
According to the report, on Wednesday, the suspect, Agba Victor, an HND 1 student from Accounting Department brutally attacked the decease in his room for unknown reason.
The incident is said to have happened in Felele, the outskirt of the institution convocation ground.
Reportedly, the late Samuel, according to source was best of friend to the suspect since their National Diploma days was discovered with machete cuts on his forehead and neck.
He died on the way to the Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja.
As reported, preliminary report claims the suspect claimed that he didn’t know what got into him.
Confirming the incident, the Kogi State Polytechnic Public Relation Officer Luke Yakubu told DAILY POST that the suspect on Sunday night started acting funny towards his roommate who is now late.
” When the late roommate and neighbours discovered this strange behaviour coming from Victor, they took him to the Church for prayers.
” They were best of Friends since their National Diploma days and also attend the same fellowship. Later that night, nature caught up with the deceased, and his friend used machete to kill him.
” After he exhibited this act, he told us that he threw the cutlass inside a well. He even came back to the room where the incident occurred without running away.
” The Police is still carrying out their investigation, because he was not mad when he gained admission into our institution. All this so called strange behaviour started on Sunday,” he explained.
The case has been transferred from the B Division of the Nigeria Police Force Lokoja to the State Criminal Investigation Department.