The incident which took place at Government Science and Technical College , Karkarna in Jigawa state was confirmed by the commands Public Relations officer , SP Jinjiri Abdu,
He said the students aged between 17 and 19, were suspected to have caused the death of their classmate after they beat him up with sticks.
The spokesman added that the suspects allegedly took the deceased to a bush close to the school and beat him up around 2.30 a.m.
“The suspects were said to have formed a disciplinary committee to deal with the deceased after they suspected him to be a homosexual. So on that fateful day, they decided to deal with him where they allegedly took him to the bush and beat him up with sticks.
“After the beating, they brought him back to the school, and it was only his lifeless body that was found the following morning. He was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead”
“The investigation into the case has commenced and the suspects would soon be charged to court.” he added
Jinjiri said the corpse of the deceased had been handed over to his family for burial.
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