Waliyullah Salaudeen, the 400 level Microbiology Student who was expelled by the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN after he beat his female lecturer, Dr Rahmat Zakariya to coma has been remanded.
He was remanded on Friday following his arraignment by the police in a magistrate court, Ilorin, over the incident.
According to the Police First Information Report (FIR), the suspect, (Waliu) had consumed some hard drugs before going to the lecturer’s office who was the Students Industrial Training Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) coordinator in the department.
The Charge Sheet added that “He reportedly banged her table, shouting that the lecturer should award him marks for the SIWES which he did not participate in.
“He punched the lecturer when she rejected his demand and beat her blue and black to the extent of breaking the window louvres with an attempt to stab her with the pieces.
“The lecturer screaming for help attracted the attention of the security operatives who thronged to the scene and rescued her from Waliu’s net.”
Police Prosecutor, Inspector Nasr Yusuf urged the court to remand the accused.
But the defendant lawyer, A.B Bakare applied for the bail of his client who he said was innocent until proven guilty.
Magistrate Muhammed Ibrahim who presided over the matter, ordered Waliu’s remand and adjourned the matter to November,26th, 2021 for further hearing.
GreenWhiteGreen GWG reports that the authorities of UNILORIN following the outrage that followed expelled the student from the institution following a disciplinary hearing.