The Kogi state police command has apprehended Yusuf, popularly known as Santa Cruise.

He is a 100 level student of the Department of Public Administration of the Kogi State University, Anyigba.

Santa Cruise allegedly stabbed a fellow student to death last week.

The force Public Relations Officer Williams Aya confirmed the incident to BOUNCE NEWS at the state Police Headquarters.

It was gathered that the suspect killed Sherrif, a 300 level student of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, who was said to have attempted to separate a fight between Yusuf and another student.

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The late Sheriff described as easy-going and a gentleman was said to have had a similar misunderstanding with Yusuf, who was his co-tenant, (staying in the same lodge) but the issue was said to have been amicably resolved by their landlord.


Sheriff was said to have been stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck and he bled to death before help could reach him.

He was confirmed dead by medical personnel at the Good Shepherd hospital, Anyigba.

The suspect is currently in custody and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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