The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a student, Hassan Abdullah of Government Secondary Rigachikun, in Igabi Local Government Area of the state.
The incident occurred in the school premises on Thursday at about 11 am when the suspect, Sani Umar, who is not a student of the school, accosted Abdullahi and allegedly stabbed him with a knife.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kaduna that the victim died on the way to hospital.
Sabo said Umar had been arrested and is undergoing investigation.
According to him, the matter was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to unravel the circumstances that led to the incident.
The police spokesman assured that the suspect would be prosecuted after the investigation.