A Senior Secondary Three (SS3) student is now on the run from police after allegedly beating a teacher to death.
Michael Ogbeife, the SS3 student of Erhimu Secondary School, Abraka, Delta allegedly beat to death, Joseph Ossai, because the latter flogged his younger sister, Promise Ogbeife.
According to a Punch report, Teacher Ossai had disciplined Promise who was involved in quarrel with her classmate.
Michael reportedly left the school upon hearing that Teacher Ossai disciplined his sister, and by the time he returned to the school, it was something else.
There were unconfirmed assertions, that Michael’s going home first was to fortify himself, and when he returned to school, he walked straight to the staff room where he began to deal with the teacher.
It was not clear why others could not immediately intervene in the matter, but it was after the dead was done that the attacked teacher was rushed to a private hospital and later a government hospital.
By that time, it was late as he had given up the ghost.
The suspect is on the run, and the proprietor of the school identified simply as Mr Erhimu, had shut the school while telling journalists that he was unavailable when the incident happened.
The police public relations officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect was on the run.
“The suspect is nowhere to be found for now, but his sister is in protective custody”, the PPRO said .