A student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi Benue State, has confessed to the police how he killed a professor of the same school over car.
The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police confirmed the arrest of the student who allegedly killed Dr. Karl Kwaghger, an associate professor.
Dr. Kwaghger was reportedly murdered at the premises of the JS Tarka Foundation in Makurdi on Saturday, November 28.
The command’s spokesman, DSP Catherine Anene, who confirmed the development in a statement on Saturday, December 5, disclosed that the suspect identified as Nnamdi Jeremiah, was arrested in Abuja where he went to sell the slain professor’s car.
“On 28/11/2020 at about 2120hrs information was received that Dr. Karl Kwaghger, a lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi was found in a pool of blood at J.S. Tarka Foundation where he went to relax.
“Swiftly, police detectives were deployed to the scene where they met the victim brutally stabbed on his ribs and cut on his neck. The victim was rushed to Bishop Murray Hospital where he was confirmed dead and deposited at the morgue.
“During investigation, one Nnamdi Jeremiah ‘m’ of Umigwe village, Imo State, a student of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi was arrested in Abuja where he went to sell the car of the deceased.
“The suspect confessed to the crime and further stated that his initial intention was to threaten the victim with a make believe gun and rob him of his car but he ended up killing him because of his resistance and took the car away. Investigation is in progress.”