Police Arrests Student Who Killed University Of Calabar Lecturer   Leave a comment

Men of the Homicide Unit of the Cross River State Police
Command have arrested a University of Calabar final year
student of the Department of Microbiology who allegedly shotand killed Dr. Godwin Iwatt, the Examination Officer of the
department in May.

The student identified as Ikechukwu Uche was arrested in his
hide out in Calabar South by the police and has made
confessional statements to the police to the effect that the
shooting was done in company of three other students who are
still at large.

Uche, a police source revealed was traced through the threat
text messages he was sending to Dr Iwatt that he was going to
eliminate him for refusing to clear his backlog of carryovers for
the courses he failed to enable him proceed for National Youth
Service Corps alongside other members of his class.
According to the source, the suspect was traced through his
Mobile number with which he used in sending threats to Dr
Godwin Iwatt and Dr Maurice Ebong.

The Cross River State police spokesman, Hogan Bassey
confirmed the arrest of Uche but said:
It will be recalled that Dr. Iwatt was shot in his office in May. He
was rushed to the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH
where he died after some days.


Posted June 6, 2014 by SIRNEYO in NEWS

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