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A student, Yusuf Isah Adi, has been hacked to death with a cutlass in Ugah area of Lafia, Nasarawa State.

A community leader, Musa Saidu, told our reporter on Thursday that the late Adi was attacked when he was sleeping by one Rabiu Musa Omiya.

Saidu alleged that Omiya hit Adi with a cutlass on his head and also injured Adi’s younger brother during the attack.

He said, while the younger brother of Adi is still receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital, the late Adi lost too much blood and died.


Before his death, Yusuf was a student with the College of Health Science and Technology, Keffi, Nasarawa State.

Saidu said that the assailant is, however, on the run, but the incident has been reported to the Police “C” Division.

According to him: “Police Special Anti Robbery Squad, (SARS) came and arrested two people in Ugah town and left.”

The spokesman of the police in the state, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the incident and said that they were still trying to apprehend the suspect.

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