A 300-level student of the Cross River University of Technology, now University of Cross River State, UNICROSS, has been killed by armed robbers in Calabar, the state capital. The student identified as Ford Moses Nkasi, of the Department of Visual Art, was stabbed by the robbers a few metres away from the Security post at about 8 pm on Thursday, June 3.
According to reports, the deceased student witnessed a three-man gang robbing a female student of her smartphone. He was said to have chased after the robbers in a bid to retrieve the phone but ended up being stabbed multiple times with a dagger and he bled to death
According to eyewitnesses, the student died twenty minutes later while being rushed to the hospital by his colleagues.
Two of the assailants were caught by the UNICROSS security while one managed to escape.