A level 200 student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been remanded for threatening to stab some other students to death.
A Police statement on the development noted “As part of investigation into the rioting that occurred on the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, the Police have arrested suspect Elvis Nsiah, a level-200 student of the university for the offence of threat of death.
“The suspect is alleged to have threatened to stab five students of the Continental Hall of the university and kill one other student of the same hall to pacify what he refers to as the gods”.
The student was put before the Asokore Mampong Magistrate Court and has been remanded into police custody to reappear on 30th August, 2022.
Students of the University Hall known as Katanga and Unity Hall also known as Continental had violent confrontations last week during a route march by students from Katanga as part of the Hall Week celebration. The viole
nce led to the destruction of a number of vehicles and other properties. The school authorities has since banned all Hall week celebrations.
Meanwhile, the Police said investigation is still ongoing to arrest all others involved in the rioting.
SOURCE : theGhanaianVoice