Popular University Professor’s son killed during robbery operation

Posted by News Express | 15 May 2014 | 3,444 times

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A student of Kogi State University, Rumba Menebe, who is also the son of a renowned professor in the university, was shot dead by the Police during a robbery operation.

According to the State Police Commissioner, Sai’du Madawaki, who paraded the suspects, the deceased suspect with three others were alleged cultists and had gone to rob an occupant of a white house phase 11 lodge in Ayingba.

While speaking with journalists, the Commissioner, Sai’du Madawaki, said that the armed robbers engaged policemen in Ayingba and in the process one of them was shot dead.

A 20-year-old suspect, Ugochukwu Rapheal, a 100-level student studying History, and Jimoh Farouk, a 400-level student studying Mathematics, claimed that they had gone out that night to buy food before the incident took place.

Another suspect, 23-year-old Babatunde Obaniro, a Mechanical Engineering student in the same university, was paraded for breaking into a shop with his group to steal hand set, a crime he confessed to.

All the suspects, the Police said, will soon be charged to court after investigation.

•Credit (except amended headline): Channels TV.

Source: News Express

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