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UNIZIK Student Shot Dead While Attempting To Collect Sim Card From Stolen Phone



A 200-level student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, simply identified as Daniel, was shot dead by armed robbers while attempting to collect a sim card from his stolen phone.

It was gathered that the sad incident occurred on Sunday, January 8, when the Philosophy student was attacked by some gun-wielding robbers at Success lodge Ifite. The robbers who came to raid the lodge took his phone from him.

According to an eyewitness, Daniel obediently gave his phone to the armed robbers but requested for his Sim card, the robbers agreed to give him his sim. Holding an already set gun and struggling to remove a phone on a tight pack to give Daniel’s Sim to him resulted in the mistake pull of the trigger.

During the process, he was shot in his stomach.

To show that it was a mistake, the shooter shouted ‘JESUS’ and quickly ran away.

Daniel was quickly rushed to the hospital.

Sadly, he gave up the ghost due to the excess loss of blood.

‘The question is why would a guy drag a phone with armed robbers? The eye-witness asks.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident.

He said “I got this unfortunate information from the Unizik SUG president, yesternight. Police patrol has been on since then. I urge the witness of the incident to help us with information to investigate, please.

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