A 200-level student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, identified simply as Daniel, has been shot dead by armed robbers while trying to recover his phone from armed robbers in his lodge.
According to an eyewitness, the incident happened on Sunday when the victim’s phone was taken by some armed robbers who raided his lodge.
The eyewitness said, “Daniel obediently gave his phone to the armed robbers but requested his SIM card; the robbers agreed to give him his SIM card.
“While holding his gun and struggling to remove a phone in a tight pack to give Daniel his SIM card, the hoodlum pulled the trigger and he (Daniel) was shot in the stomach.”
Daniel died in a hospital.
The state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident.