Tragedy struck in Alor Uno community of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State when a student of Community Secondary School, in the area identified as Ebuka attacked a classroom teacher with a machete leaving him with deep cut on his head for punishing his girlfriend.
DAILY POST gathered that the boy identified as Ebuka, intended to kill the male teacher but ended up giving him a serious machete cut on the head.
Ebuka was said to have sworn to deal with the teacher identified as Ike who punished his girlfriend for misbehaving in class.
Ebuka who was acting under the influence of alcohol and hard drug was said to have armed himself with a machete hidden under his cloth, beckoned on the teacher to come closer.
Ike sensing trouble attempted to flee for safety but was given a hot pursuit by Ebuka, who caught up with him in a classroom and dealt a serious machete cut on his head.
It was further learnt that Ebuka intended to kill the teacher but was however overpowered by students and teachers who disarmed him and later handed him over to the police.
While lamenting his action, Ebuka said he was not himself and could not describe what came over him.
He however denied the claim that he wanted to kill the teacher, stressing that when his girlfriend informed him of been punished by a teacher in the school, he decided to avenge her cause, adding that he did not intend to attack Ike with the machete.
Ike was said to have been rushed to a private hospital where he is receiving medical attention.