A teacher has accused of flogging his student to death at Ekiugbo Grammar School in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
From reports gathered the student, Kelvin Ogheneogaga (victim) was rushed to the hospital after the merciless beatings by his teacher where he was confirmed dead.
An eyewitness revealed that the teacher continued beating the late student even after he complained of being sick over a leg injury.
“We were begging the teacher not to flog him because Kelvin was not too fine but the teacher refused. Kelvin had an injury in his leg before he was flogged; we do not know if the flogging was what led to his death.” eyewitness narrated.
The incident led to a protest in which the teacher was attacked by angry students. The principal’s office was also destroyed by the students who also pelted a police van with stones.
A senior police officer attached to Ughelli Area Command also confirmed the incident, he said: “There was a protest by students of Ekiugbo Grammar School, Ekiugbo, in Ughelli over the death of one Kelvin Ogheneogaga, who was said to have been flogged to death by a teacher”.