A final year student of the Kogi State University, Anyigba (names withheld) has been killed by a Federal Road Safety Officer along Ankpa road for failing to bribe the officer with 100 naira.
liveschoolnews.org grapevine gathered that the student was allegedly beaten to death for his failure to bribe the officer.
According to the eyewitness, trouble started when the officer stopped the student and after interrogation, demanded for a bribe of 100 naira. The late student was said to have refused to part with the sum, leading to a heated argument between the duo.
The Road Safety Corp was said to have thereafter descended on the student, leading to his death.
When the news filtered into the campus, thousands of students stormed the Road Safety Office to protest the alleged murder of their colleague. Our correspondent was reliably informed that the officer was whisked away to safety by his colleagues.
Some of the students who spoke to our reporters expressed grief at the death of the final year student, threatening to fight on until justice is done.
When the Sector Commander of the Corps was contacted, he refused to pick his calls nor reply the various messages sent to his mobile lines. However, a Senior Officer in the sector who crave anonymity confirmed the incident.
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