Chaos Unleashed: Former Students’ Fatal Assault
A group of former students reportedly stabbed a secondary school teacher, Bassey Sardauna, to death in Taraba State. The tragic incident occurred at the Model Secondary School in Jalingo, the capital city of Taraba.
Disruption of Inter-House Inspection: The Genesis of the Tragedy
The disturbing event leading to the death of the teacher began with an inter-house inspection at the school.
The disruption ensued when a former student, accompanied by a colleague, came to sign a Nigeria Air Force form, sparking a series of events that escalated into a fatal confrontation.
Violent Confrontation Escalates: Teacher Flogs Former Students
Vice Principal Academics, Tsokwa Sani, narrated the events, highlighting that the former students tried to interrupt the inspection.
The teacher, attempting to restore order, flogged the ex-students and asked them to leave the premises, leading to an upheaval and heated confrontation.
Fatal Ambush: Former Students and Louts Attack Teacher
Despite warnings and precautions, the former students regrouped with some louts, waiting for the teacher to step out.
Ignoring advice to be escorted in a colleague’s vehicle, the teacher boarded a tricycle, only to be attacked and fatally stabbed by the former students and their accomplices.
Desperate Medical Attention: Teacher Succumbs to Injuries
After the brutal attack, the teacher was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre Jalingo, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. The perpetrators fled the scene, leaving behind a mourning school community.
Police Investigation Underway: Culprits to Face Legal Consequences
Reacting to the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed a discreet investigation.
The Commissioner of Police has directed a thorough inquiry, assuring that the culprits will be apprehended and brought to justice in accordance with the law.