A senior lecturer in the department of Chemistry, College of Education, Agbor, Delta State has been arrested by security agents, for allegedly gunning down a male student for hugging his girl friend.
It was gathered that the lecturer fled from the scene after he shot the student at a close range during a party in a bar at Alihami Community.
Story has it that the lecturer was furious when the student walked into the party and gave the lady a hug. The girl in question was a female student of the same department. Repor says before the deceased could settle down in the party, the lecturer ran into his car, brought out a gun, shot the student and released streams of gun shots into the air before escaping from the bar.
The loud gun shots attracted men of the Nigeria Police, Agbor Division who were on patrol of the area. The Police eventually brought the situation under control. For the time being, sources at the police divisional headquarters in Agbor established that the lecturer is now in the custody of the police. The incident, according to witnesses, is currently being investigated by the police.