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SSS 2 student slits 11-year-old junior student’s throat with a razor blade

Persecondnews gathered that the senior student, Umar Goni, who is said to be the son of a prominent Borno man, used a razor blade to sever the throat of Jubril Mato, injuring most of his arteries nerves, and trachea, on January 19, 2022.

 

 

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh

 

A Senior Secondary School 2 (SSS 2) student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology in Maiduguri, Borno State, has slit open the throat of an 11-year-old junior student of the school.

 

Persecondnews gathered that the senior student of  Elkanemi College of Islamic TheologSATUDENT, Umar Goni, who is said to be the son of a prominent Borno man, used a razor blade to sever the throat of Jubril Mato, injuring most of his arteries nerves and trachea, on January 19, 2022.

 

Jubril, who is currently on admission at the intensive care unit of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, was reported to be found lying unconsciously in the pool of his blood at the backyard of their hostel.

 

The suspect is said to be currently at the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.

 

Meanwhile, #JusticeForJubril is currently trending as the management of Elkanemi College has been accused of trying to cover up the dastardly act.

 

Students of the school were told by the management that Jubril attempted to commit suicide with razor blade because he hated living in the hostel, Persecondnew.com also gathered.

 

“They told us that he tried to kill himself with a razor blade by cutting his throat himself. But we later learnt that it was one of our seniors who did it,” one of the students said.

 

Speaking with journalists, the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of UMTH, Professor Mala Sandabe, confirmed that the victim is responding to treatment.

 

“Yes, UMTH had in receipt of the victim and he is responding to treatment.

 

“From the initial history we got, the victim was said to have fallen on broken glasses; but the wound did not correspond with the story due to its clear nature.

 

“We are hopeful that the victims will be discharged in the next 10 days,” he said.

 

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