Soldier kills a final year student in UNICAL


Final year student in University of Calabar, Gray Ekpezu was killed by a soldier stationed at Calabar Correctional Service facility. The details of the incidence that led to the soldier killing a student is yet to be disclossd.

However, the Nigerian Army were able to apprehend the soldier while trying to escape. The news of Gray Ekpezu death was confirmed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigade General Onyema Nwachukwu.

He said, The Brigade Commander has also paid a visit to the family of the deceased, where he reiterated the Army’s resolve to ensure that the family gets justice over the killing of their son.

“The Commander has equally visited the Cross River State General Hospital, where the remains of the deceased was deposited".

For the meantime, investigations is ongoing and the alleged soldier will face the full penalty of his crime under the law, Nwachukwu reassured Ekpezu's family and the community that justice will be served.

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