Police in Edo confirms killing of UniBen student



The Police Command in Edo have the killing of Augustine Izu, a final year Political Science student of of Benin (UniBen).

The spokesman of the command, SP Bello Kontongs, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Benin.

Bello also the shooting of Joshua Oginigbo, a Computer student of the institution.

The spokesman however assured that the assailants would be brought to book.

NAN recalls that Izu was killed by unknown gunmen hours after writing his final examination on Thursday.

was trailed to his off campus hostel at No. 5, Image Street, off Federal Road, Ugbowo, Benin, by his assailants who shot him dead in his room.

The assailants, numbering four and fully masked-up, carried out the dastardly act in the presence of the deceased friend, Emeka Walter, who was also hit by the assailants bullet in the arm.

In a development, another student of the institution, Joshua Oginigbo, was also reported to have been shot on Tuesday by unknown gunmen.

Oginigbo was shot on the head around the June 12 in the campus.

The victim was said to be in condition and treatment at the of Benin Teaching Hospital.

NAN also gathered that both were said to be cult related.(NAN)