Three students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, have been announced dead.
The students collapsed on Tuesday night while having sex with a co-student after allegedly taking a mixture of tramadol, code
An eyewitness account states that two of the young men died instantly, while a third male and the only lady among them were found unconscious and immediately rushed to the Federal Medical Centre Owerri where they were admitted at the Intensive Care Unit.
The third male student later died at the hospital. The caretaker of the hostel has since been arrested.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, a Superintendent of Police, who gave the names of the deceased as Ugochukwu Kingsley, Aka Uche and one Richard, said they used sex enhancing drugs.
Substances suspected to be Indian hemp and tramadol were recovered by the police operatives who evacuated the bodies.
“On April 2, information was received from the caretaker of Sunshine Lodge in Ihiagwa, that the students of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, were engaged in a sex romp with one Onyinyechi Okafor, also a student of the same university.
“Police detectives from Nekede Division promptly mobilised to the scene and found the four victims completely Unclad and unconscious. The victims were immediately conveyed to the police clinic but Ugochukwu Kingsley and Aka Uche were certified dead by the medical doctor on duty. Their bodies have been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, for autopsy, while their families have been contacted. The condition of the surviving victim is still being closely monitored.”