Reports received indicate that a 38-year-old Gonja boy by name Ibrahim Mohammed Sadat who is said to be a level 300 Degree nursing student of Tamale UDS has been beaten to death by an unknown mob.
The incident took place at his hostel on the campus of Tamale UDS on Friday midnight 2nd February 2024.
A family member of the deceased, Hajia Zulfawu Tuntundani who narrated the incident to Spear FM said during the assault, the deceased, Ibrahim Mohammed Sadat called his mother on phone at about 2am midnight and the only thing the deceased Sadat was able to say to his mother was “Mum, I am being beaten to death by my colleagues” and hunged the phone.
According to Hajia Zulfawu, the mother of Sadat tried calling him back but no one answered the phone. She also tried calling other family members to inform them about what Sadat called to tell her.
Hajia Zulfawu said the family was informed Saturday morning that Sadat was beaten to death by an unknown mob.
Hajia Zulfawu Tuntundani added that an eyewitness who witnessed the incident said when Sadat was being assaulted, he tried to save him but the mob overpowered him and nearly beat him up and that he was afraid to give details of what happened for the fear for his life.
Hajia Zulfawu also said the matter has been reported to the Tamale Regional Police Command but the CID whose name was only given as Sallah said because it was weekends, they could not get any concrete information about the perpetrators.
Meanwhile Spear FM spoke with CID Sallah on phone, but he said the best person to talk to Media about the matter is the Northern Regional Police PRO and that he is ready to assist spear FM to talk to the Northern Regional Police PRO on Monday morning 5th February, 2024.
Hajia Zulfawu told this portal that the body of Sadat Ibrahim is currently at the morgue at Tamale Teaching Hospital pending investigations.
The reason for the assault is not yet known.