By Concise News Correspondent

Front gate of the university

Police in Niger state have arrested three students of Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, for their alleged involvement in a protest over the death of  a 300 level student.

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The deceased was said to have slumped on a field on Wednesday and was rushed to the university’s clinic where he was pronounced dead.

Not happy with the pronouncement, the students embarked on demonstration from the clinic.

According to them, the deceased was not treated on arrival, only to be informed of his death.

But DSP Bala Elkalla, Police Public Relations Officer ( PPRO) of the command in the state, said the rampaging students burnt part of the University clinic and destroyed the official car of the Dean of student affairs.

He said the fire service along with police and university security personnel succeeded in preventing the fire from spreading to other buildings.

”Everything is fully under control. Already the command has since commenced investigation. Normal activities have since resumed, ” he said.