Amid the case of late 12-year-old Junior Oromoni, a secondary school student identified as Michael Ogbeise has beaten his school teacher to death in the university community of Abraka, Ethiope East Council Area of Delta State.
With the unsettled case of Junior Oromoni, the death of a school teacher surfaced on the internet after being beaten by one of his pupils. The deadly incident took place in Erhemu Secondary School located in the university community on Thursday.
The suspect said to be a SSS 3 student was reported to have descended on his teacher, Joseph for allegedly beating his younger sister, Promise Ogbeise.
According to sources, before the incident, Michael left the school premises angrily after witnessing his sister being flogged after fighting with one of her colleagues. After some while, Michael returned to confront the said teacher in the staff room, known to be in charge of Agricultural science ad Biology in the Private school.
He was said to have repeatedly punched the teacher leaving him with a bleeding nose. The teacher eventually collapsed and was rushed to a private hospital in the community, then to a government hospital where sources confirmed he was dead.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, when contacted and briefed on the incident said that the suspect is on the run.
“The story is true. The young man attacked the teacher who collapsed in the process. The girl is now under a protective custody, but his brother, who effected the killing, has bolted away.
“We have nothing to do with his parents. Our focus is to get the boy arrested,” he said.
Meanwhile, the said school has been shut down by the proprietor.