By; KENNETH ORUSI, Asaba
Hoodlums numbering about four have robbed a 100 level Chemical Engineering Department student of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State.
The incidence which took place on Wednesday, left the student, one Blessing Festus, with severe injuries from the unknown arms-wielding bandits.
The holigans trailed their victim from a POS spot where she went to withdraw N15, 000, ascorted her and used dangerous weapons on her around 8:00pm on that fateful day.
The culprits attacked Blessing on her way to one of the schools fellowships house along the pipeline road near the female hostel at Ugbomro for her night reading.
In an effort to dispossess the victim of her belongings, the thieves stabbed severally at different parts of her body before fleeing the scene.
It was gathered that Blessing’s attackers after stabbing her, collected the N15,000 naira withdrew and her expensive handset.
The victim was rushed to the school health centre by students who were going for night reading ahead of their forthcoming examinations.
“She was beaten up after making cash withdrawal from a POS shop in Ugbromo. She was stabbed on her back, hands and somewhere near her eyes.
” She was rescued by some students who were going to class to read because of our forthcoming exams. She was rushed to the school health centre for treatment. She bleeding profusely when she was rushed there for treatment”, a student said.
It is on record that FUPRE students residing outside the school campus are at the mercy of hoodlums who often attacked them and rob them of their valuables.
Blessing was also taken to the Central Hospital Warri for medical examination.
She was learnt to have been returned to FUPRE Health Centre where she is now currently receiving treatment.