A student of the Federal Polytechnic Oko, in Anambra State, identified simply as Abuchi, has died after he was stabbed in the neck by his lodge caretaker during an argument.
The unfortunate incident occurred on Saturday, April 24, 2021. It was gathered that the deceased and other tenants of Currency Lodge had gone to the caretaker to complain about lack of water. The complaint led to a fight between both parties during which the caretaker stabbed Abuchi. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The Director of Welfare, Student Union Government (SUG) of the institution, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said, “The Death of Abuchi, a student of Public Administration Nd2 R2 FedPoly Oko according to an eye witness (Mmachukwu) who lived in the same lodge with the deceased narrated that Abuchi was stabbed by the caretaker who collected the money contributed by the whole tenants of Currency Lodge Oko to pump water on Friday but to their greatest surprise the water didn’t last up to a day so Abuchi and other concerned lodge mates went straight to the lodge caretaker to complain because such a thing had never happened in the lodge.
The complaint led to a fight between both parties, the caretaker now had to stab Abuchi after much threats and exchange of words while the said lodge mates rushed him to Chukwunonso Hospital Oko where Abuchi was confirmed dead due to much delay, while the caretaker fled for his life.”