A student of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Kogi State, identified as Williams, has been stabbed to death by a teenage boy for allegedly dating his elder sister.
According to Daily Trust, the incident happened in the late Williams’ father’s compound at the 200 Housing Estate (Old Poly Quarters) in Lokoja, on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
It was gathered that before the incident, the victim was having issues bothering on love with the sister of the suspect.
According to a source, the suspect, an SS3 student whose name has been concealed, came to William’s compound in the Old Poly Quarters, demanding to see him to assist him in a particular subject, feigning to be preparing for WAEC exams.
It was further gathered that the late Williams’ father who did not suspect the ulterior motive of the assailant pointed Williams’ room to him and that he went into the room and stabbed Williams in the stomach and rushed out of the house.
Williams was said to have died before his family could rush him to the Specialist Hospital, Lokoja.
It was gathered that the suspect was later arrested by the police. The case has been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department at the State Headquarters in Lokoja.
The spokesman of FUL, Mr. Daniel Iyke, has confirmed the incident.
“The police are on the matter. The thing is that the student lived with his parents. The stabbing happened in his house as alleged.” he said.