Female student beaten to death, corpse set ablaze in Sokoto

A female student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education has been killed and are ablaze in Sokoto by incensed youth.

As indicated by the police, the female student was identified as Deborah Samuel, a level-two student, was blamed for making a social media post that blasphemes the blessed prophet Muhammad (SAW).

The police said the students powerfully removed the victim from the security room where she was concealed by the school specialists, killed her and set ablaze the building.

Recordings via social media show men stoning and lashing a still body hung in red clothing.

Some recording additionally caught a furious fire as a man confronted the camera, asserting that he killed and set her ablaze, and shaking a matchbox.

As indicated by the police the students joined along with miscreants also block the Sokoto/Jega road.

In a proclamation endorsed by spokesperson, Sanusi Abubakar, the police said it has captured two people regarding the killing.

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He said the police activated to scene of the episode after getting the information led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge for activity and different commander to manage what is going on.

As indicated by Mr. Abubakar, the school has been closed down and extra police work force conveyed to the premises.

According to Mr. Abubakar, the school has been closed down and extra police staff conveyed to the premises.

He likewise noticed that the Commissioner of Police, Sokoto State Command, Kamaldeen Kola Okunlola, has spoke to individuals from general public to go about their legitimate activities and not panic as the circumstance is taken care of.

The police likewise promised that the suspects in the viral video on Twitter were spotted and will be nailed soon.

Briefing reporters at Government House, Sokoto, Commissioner of Information, Isa Bajini Galadanchi, said Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal had ordered that the school be shut and directed the ministry of Higher Education and relevant security agencies to investigate the matter.

“The Governor has called on the people of the state to remain calm and maintain peace as the government would take appropriate actions on the findings of the investigation,” Bajini said.

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