Abuja - More than 40 students have been charged with murder and arson after the recent mayhem at the University of Uyo lead to a death of one person.
Last week, students at the institution in Akwa Ibom State went on a rampage over fee introductions and an increase in bus fares.
Property, including the Vice Chancellor's office, was destroyed.
Five National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) died in a car crash on their way to intervene in the skirmishes.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Etim Dickson, confirmed 44 suspects had been arraigned before the Uyo State Magistrate Court to face four counts charge of arson, murder, damage to property and theft.
Magistrate Lawrence Udonwa remanded the students in custody pending advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions.
He recommended that the case be transferred to the High Court.
- CAJ News.