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A level 400 Renewable Energy Engineering student of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in Sunyani in the Republic of Ghana has been killed through a robbery incident.

The deceased, Abdul Aziz Issah, popularly known as Zamani was returning from a field trip with other students when the sad incident occurred.

The incident occurred around Boffourkrom in the Sunyani West Municipality of the Bono Region.

The Management of the University confirmed the unfortunate  incident in a statement signed by the Deputy Registrar of the University Relations Office, Alfred Appiah.

“The University Management wishes to inform the general public and parents that an unfortunate incident happened yesterday, Tuesday, 16th April, 2024, at 7 p.m. as a group of armed robbers attacked some 300 and 400 BSc Renewal Energy Engineering students during their return from a field trip to the Bui Power Authority,” the statement said.

The statement further explained that, “tragically, one student lost his life as a result of the incident.”

“The family of the deceased has been notified, and our thoughts are with them during this difficult time,” the University said.

The remaining students have all received medical attention, been discharged, and are currently receiving the necessary counseling.

However, one suspect has been arrested by the Sunyani Police command.