Soldiers force girl to frog-jump to her death for coming late to school

An Owerri family was on Thursday thrown into grieve after their daughter, Queendaline Ekezie, a 15-year-old pupil of Army Day Secondary School, Owerri, Imo State died out of exhaustion following a punishment the soldiers on duty had issued her, for coming late to school.
Miss Ekezie, according to reports had been asked to frog-jump repeatedly until she collapsed, she died at the hospital where she was rushed to.
The father of the deceased, Mr. Hyginus Ekezie, slumped after hearing the news, and so was rushed to the community hospital nearby.
PUNCH Metro gathered that Queendaline, who was in Junior Secondary School 3, was with another pupil, Miss Delight Aguocha, a JSS 2 pupil, when the un-fateful incident happened.
Aguocha alluded the severity of the punishment killed her friend.
She said the victim “Who could no longer walk, was carried into the principal’s car and brought to the army hospital within the barracks.”
The friend said Queendaline was given an injection and later put on a drip.
“After they put on the drip, she started vomiting blood. Blood was spurting out of her nostrils, mouth and ears. I called the teacher to inform her and she alerted a nurse who said her condition had worsened,” she added.



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