Ajayi Crowther University Student Beaten to Death by Fellow Students

A male student of the Ajayi Crowther University in Oyo State has been allegedly beaten to death inside a hostel.


The student, who is yet to be identified, was caught in the possession of a stolen phone by fellow students, and this led to an alleged series of assaults.

According to reports, the incident happened inside a hostel known as Shepherd Inn located on the school premises.

According to the video that was shared online, the deceased was seen lying on the floor while other students assaulted him with sticks and then forcefully shaved his hair.

A source who spoke with Punch Newspaper, “They said they caught him with a stolen phone. They started beating him from 6 pm yesterday (Friday) until he died at about 10 am today (Saturday).”


The varsity spokesperson, Femi Atoyebi, confirmed the incident through a statement published by the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday.

In the statement, Atoyebi revealed that the suspected students behind the alleged crime had been expelled and handed over to the police for prosecution.

Izuchukwu Ojibe

Ojibe Izuchukwu is a Nigerian student with a passion for media reporting and content writing.

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