How final-year student Bolt driver was killed in Calabar

Posted by Timige, On 28 May, 2023 | Updated On 22 Aug, 2023 No Comments »



By Ehigimetor Igbaugba

A final-year student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) and Bolt driver was on Friday night killed by suspected car snatchers at the Mary Slessor roundabout, Calabar, Cross River.

The deceased identified as Francis Atabi had given the two suspected car snatchers a ride around 8 pm when the incident occurred.

The suspects were said to have tried to snatch the Toyota Corolla vehicle from the driver while on the way to their supposed destination.

The resistance put up by the 25-year-old final-year student of Education and Political Science was what made the suspects stab him multiple times and tied a rope around his neck.

The deceased was said to have run over a security man when he lost control of the car.

As of press time, the security man was said to have given up at the hospital where he was rushed to in Calabar.

Meanwhile, Police Command in the state has confirmed the incident and said investigation had already commenced on the matter.

Spokesperson of the command, SP Irene Ugbo who made the position of the Police known, said no stone would be left unturned in a bid to bring the perpetrators to book.

(NAN)

Source: PMNews

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