There was pandemonium on Wednesday, in Ikirun, Osun State when a student of Holy Michael Secondary School stabbed his friend with a broken bottle during a clash over a girlfriend who is a junior secondary school student.
Saturday Tribune gathered that the boy, who stabbed his friend, was one of the students from Akinorun Grammar School, Ikirun, who were merged with mission school as a result of the school reclassification programme by the state government.
Students and teachers, it was gathered fled the school premises after the incident.
The victim, who was stabbed in the chest, was immediately rushed to a private hospital, but was rejected. He was later taken to a government-owned hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.
The student, who stabbed his friend, was said to have fled after the attack.
However, some students of the school have been arrested in order to assist the police in their investigation on the matter.
At the time of filing the report, policemen from Ikirun divisional headquarters were seen mounting security within the school premises to maintain law and order.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Osun State Police Command, Mrs Folasade Odoro, confirmed the incident, but said the matter was being investigating by the police. She assured that the fleeing suspect would be apprehended. (Tribune)