Saturday, 24 October 2015

Student of lagos state Polytechnic hacked to death

Tragedy struck at Olorunfunmi Street in Oworo area of Lagos, on Thursday, following the  murder of a 32- year-old man, Lawal  Afolabi Kunbi, allegedly by a  debtor, in a bid to evade repayment.

Kunbi, a business  administration student of  Lagos State Polytechnic, Isolo, reportedly received a telephone call from a private security guard, identified simply as Aliu, who lives on same street with him, to come and collect  N32,000 owed him.

Sunday Vanguard gathered that the deceased, who owned a provision store, sold his motorcycle to Aliu, in order to raise money to pay his school fees, about a month ago.

But, unknown to Kunbi, who was said to be preparing for his wedding in December, Aliu allegedly  had a sinister motive up their sleeves. The bridegroom to be simply disappeared, forcing members of his family to conduct a search for him through out Thursday night.

The search party found  the lifeless body of Kunbi  around 9am  on  Friday behind Aliu’s compound, throwing the entire community into mourning.  A source said the victim’s   five fingers had been  chopped off, while marks of violence were apparent all over his body. There also a  rope tied round his neck, suggesting that he could have been strangled.  The question on everyone’s lip was, who could have killed Kumbi?

Meanwhile, five suspects have been arrested by the police in connection with the incident. One of the suspects is Aliu.


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