Imsu Student Shot Dead by Suspected Cultists
In an event that looks like a recurring decimal, a young man by name Victor, A.k.a Bomber (suspected to be a member of a cult group) was shot dead in front of Imo State University, Owerri, in a corner popularly called Student’s Market at 5pm, 31st July,2019.
Numerous reports from people who were interviewed have it that the young man was a student of Alvan College but lives in Front Gate alliance, Imo State University, Owerri, where he makes his living as a phone repair technician. Many students admit knowing him as a cultist who has been identified in some robberies that have happened around and away from Imo State University, Owerri.
However, it was gathered that he was walking towards a shop to charge his phone when he was attacked, as extension and phone charger was found on his lifeless body. He was shot in the head, leaving one commenter saying that his brains were shattered and he may not even have a chance at resurrection with the way the bullets rained on him.
Students were said to have scampered for safety and taking cover before security agents were invited to take over control of the situation and reassure most of the students of their safety.
While it is unclear the confraternity the late young man was said to have belonged to, many students and respondents who reached out to machinep are paranoid of a reprisal attack and want the security agents to take an action and take the action quickly to contain the situation.
It should be recalled that these types of incidents, drive by shooting, normally take place in the last semester of the university. Victims are often students who were about to graduate. This of course raises the bar of fear among the students.
Students, especially in final year, are therefore advised to avoid cultism and be very careful so as not to be a victim.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.