A girl from Loko Local Government Area of Katsina State has been arrested for attempting to kill a one Justice Jude in Memorial Secondary School, Katsina.
Report has it that the victim was thrown from the third floor of a three-storey building, inflicting the teenage boy with spinal chord injury.
It was gathered that the girl simply identified as Amina, aged about 16, allegedly deliberately pushed Jude down so as to get him killed because he had always taken the first position in their class in school, a position she was said to have always aspired to clinch, but for Master Jude’s presence.
An eye witness, who gave her name as Joy Timothy, said she heard the suspect discussing it with a friend yesterday but could not report to police about the plan.
A medical doctor in the hospital where the victim was taken to for treatment, Mbuzekwe Okereke said they were trying their best on him to make sure he survived.
He also said the boy would undergo a surgery to enable him walk again.
Sources told our correspondent that the victim on his hospital bed was appealing to the public for assistance to raise the sum of the needed N25million for the operation.

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