There was tension at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra state on Friday when an undergraduate was found dead inside one of the hostel blocks in the institution.

Positive fm gathered that the deceased who hailed from Isuikwuato local Government area of Abia state was said to be a two hundred level male student studying Industrial Physics.

An eye Witness said the deceased allegedly locked himself inside the room and when the door was broken, he was seen dangling with rope around his neck.

Some students who gathered in their numbers expressed shock over the incident while security operatives made effort to evacuate the remains of the late student.

Students watching the remains of the deceased is being evacuated

They noted that he never showed any sign of depression before the incident as he was a quiet and calm person.

In an interview , the Chief Security Officer of the Institution, Mr Ken Chukwura said the roommates of the deceased had been invited for further questioning while investigation had also commenced into the circumstances surrounding the sad incident.

Mr Chukwura however called on the students to go about their activities without fear as the situation was under control.

Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, in Anambra state , Mr Tochukwu Ikenga described the incident as unfortunate, noting that investigation had commenced on the barbaric act.


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