The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that one student of College of Education Gidan waya Kafanchan in Kaduna State died after sustaining injuries following a clash between police operatives and students who were protesting tuition hike.
KWARARAFAREPORTERS had reported that the student was shot dead when security operatives made an attempt to disperse them forcefully during the protest.
A statement forwarded to our correspondent on Monday evening by the command’s spokesman, DSP Mohammed Jalige, said three students were initially injured while the operatives were shooting sporadically to enforce peace at the area.
According to him, the three students were rushed to a medical facility where one was confirmed dead.
He noted that normalcy has been restored to the area as the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP UM Muri urged students and management of the institution to remain calm.