A yet-to-be-identified male student of the Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, in Oyo State, has allegedly been clubbed to death inside a hostel known as Shepherd Inn on the school premises by a group of other students for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.

PUNCH Online gathered that the deceased was also said to have had his hair forcefully shaved by his assailants after he was reportedly caught with the stolen mobile phone.

Our correspondent learnt from a source in the school who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter that the deceased was beaten from 6pm on Friday to about 10am on Saturday.

โ€œThey said they caught him with a stolen phone. They started beating him from 6pm Friday until he died at about 10am Saturday.

The Punch