A one hundred level student of the Niger Delta University identified as Seiyefa Fred has been shot dead yesterday at Amarata area of Yenagoa the Bayelsa state capital.

Our Correspondent Oyins Egrenbido gathered that the girl was shot by some suspected cultists when she abruptly refused to give them her smartphone.

It was further gathered that the cultists ran away after collecting the phone and she was left in the pool of her own blood before residents of the area came out and rushed her to the hospital, but she passed out at the hospital.

When contacted on the matter the Bayelsa state Police Public Relations Officer DSP Asinim Butswat confirmed the incident but promised to get back to our correspondent with full statement on it.