An officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has allegedly gunned down a student of the Department of Petrochemical in the Faculty of Engineering at the Niger Delta University.
Naija News understands that the student, simply identified as Obinna was killed around 10:30pm on Saturday night.
It was gathered that the yet-to-be-identified NSCDC personnel is part of security details attached to a politician and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
While confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the institution, Indoni Ingezi said the shot that killed the deceased was an accidental discharge.
“Yes, I can confirm the incident but it was off-campus where a security detail miss fired during a political event.”
However, the suspected killer of the student has since been arrested by the operatives of the Amassoma Police division while the investigations are ongoing.