NANTERRE, FRANCE (AFP) - A Pakistani guy turned into arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing to demise a instructor in wide daytime outside a college within the Paris suburbs.

The 66-yr-old teacher, an Irishman who taught English, turned into stabbed again and again in the front of the private Leonard-de-Vinci college in Courbevoie, northwest of Paris.

higher training Minister Frederique Vidal expressed "deep surprise and anger" at a killing which has shocked students and workforce at the university inside the l. A. Protection business district just outside the capital.

"It’s a tragedy that has struck the whole network. This became a language instructor who were here for two decades and was respected by anyone," the university’s director Pascal Brouaye instructed journalists.

A source close to the investigation said the teacher, who has not been named, became stabbed thirteen instances, such as within the throat.

He turned into declared dead at 12.35 pm, and a knife became located at the scene.

A police supply stated the suspect, who's in custody, was a former pupil at the college who was born in Pakistan in 1981 and changed into no longer previously known to police.

Sebastien Tran, director of the control college where the suspect had enrolled in 2016, stated he had been kicked out in August 2017 for failing the yr.

Forensic police will be visible in the front of the college in the early afternoon, wherein a white tent stood over the scene of the killing.

"It’s heartbreaking. We nevertheless can’t agree with it," said Stephen Amoah, a 28-year-old scholar from Ghana.

His classmate Jad Sharif, a 33-12 months-antique from Lebanon, described the murdered instructor as "very kind".

"We preferred him more than maximum of our teachers," he introduced.

college students showed pictures of the white-bearded Irishman on their mobile phones, smiling and arm in arm with participants of his magnificence.