The Kogi state police command has apprehended a 100 level student of Kogi State University who stabbed another student to death on his birthday then fled. Yusuf, popularly known as Santa cruise, a 100 level student of the Department of Public Administration, allegedly stabbed Ali Umar Shariff, a 300 level student of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, with a broken bottle.
It was Shariff’s birthday and a misunderstanding between Yusuf and another person turned violent. Shariff allegedly stepped in to separate the fight and he was stabbed with a broken bottle in the process.
Police arrest Kogi State University student who fled after killing his schoolmate on his birthday
The late Shariff, who has been described as easy-going and gentle, was taken to the Good Shepherd Hospital but was pronounced dead from excessive bleeding.
Yusuf has been on the run since the incident but was apprehended yesterday.
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