The Administration of the University of the Sierra Leone (USL) has condemned the brutal murder of its staff allegedly by a witch doctor in Waterloo.

In a statement issued today, Freetown, 17th April 2023, the University stated that they are appalled by the sad news of the discovery in a grave of the mortal remains of Mr. Kabba Santigie Bangura, a lecturer in the Department ofGeography, Fourah Bay College (FBC).

“The USL Administration strongly and unequivocally condemns Mr. Bangura’s killers, and therefore, urges the police to get to the bottom of such tragic incident and to bring all those responsible to book,” the University stated.

USL further mourned and extended condolences to the deceased lecturer’s family.

“The USL Administration sincerely shares the grief of the bereaved family and extends its sincere condolences,” the University Administration mourned.

According to the Media Officer and Spokesman of the Waterloo Police Division, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Allieu Jalloh, the corpse of Mr. Bangura was found in what appeared to be a “shrine” within the premises of one Mr. Ibrahim Kalokoh, a resident of Sherbro Town, 4 Mile, in the outskirts of Waterloo.

ASP Jalloh has also confirmed that the prime suspect and six others are in custody at CID Headquarters and are helping the police with the investigations.