Commotion, confusion and fear of the unknown had taken over the communities of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, (FUTO) over the unfortunate death of three young Futo students and one who is currently unconscious at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owerri.
The report made available to IfeanyiCy Blog has it that "three guys and a lady died yesterday at Sunshine Castle Hostel, Umuchima at ihiagwa Community, Owerri North LGA, Imo state after taking a mixture of tramadol, codeine, vodka and India hemp. Two reportedly died instantly and the girl and a guy were moved to Federal Medical Centre Owerri and placed on life support at FMC, unfortunately the third guy later died leaving only the girl unconscious according to information revealed to Ifeanyicy.com by one Mr Opara, a member of community vigilante.
He said, "they were all found dead naked, one was with a bathing soap in his hand, the other lying on-top of the lady among them, the room is filled with bottle of codeine, packets of tramadol, India hemp and vodka drink."
He reasoned that the death maybe as a result of abuse of drugs and juvenile delinquency.
Another source WisTab Uzoma stated "at early this morning, we got a report that 3 FUTO students (2 boys and 1 girl) were found dead at Sunshine Castle Umuchima, one student (1 guy) still unconscious.
It got to the notice of the lodge occupants that these students in question are not legal occupants of the lodge but are friends to the main occupant of the lodge. These students collected the key of the main occupant, came into the room yesterday and kicked off their Smoking, drinking plus the mixing of hard drugs, tramadol, spirit, & vodka drinks to make themselves feel good as usual but it looks like the mixing went wrong this time and it resulted to mortality," he stated.
Continuing he said" Police Men came this morning to pack the dead bodies and also arrested the lodge caretaker. Currently most occupants of the lodge has vacated the lodge premises for fear of being illegally arrested."