Tragedy as unknown armed men suspected to be cultists have brutally killed a male student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Oghara, in Ethiope West Local Government Area.
The male student who was identified as Frank Ochuko was hacked to death by the armed men near the staff quarters on Saturday evening, January 30.
The tragic incident was confirmed to newsmen by the state police public relations officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya on Sunday evening.
The PPRO said the student was ambushed by four men armed with axes and other dangerous weapons.
“It is true. The report is that the girl (girlfriend of deceased) said she and her boyfriend went to settle scores with one lecturer somewhere and as they were coming out of the place, about four people dragged the boyfriend into the bush,” said the PPRO.
“She was the one that ran to the police to report. When the police got there, he was stabbed with an axe and all those things. So, police took him to the hospital and doctor confirmed that he was already dead.” she added.