A female youth corps member observing the mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps scheme in a public secondary school located in Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, Oyo State, has been arrested by the police for beating a secondary school student to death.
The corps member, simply identified as Ajala, is presently being held by policemen.
After the death of the student, residents in the area had stormed the school and attempted to lynch Ajala.
It was gathered that Ajala brought out seven students whom she wanted to punish for an offence that was yet unknown.
She allegedly gave each of them two strokes of cane on their palms.
The deceased received her two strokes of cane, but died later.
The deceased was in Junior Secondary School 3.
Sources said that the girl was 13 years old.