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Nigeria: Mob burns Christian student alive for allegedly criticizing Muhammad

There is no certainty that the victim said anything at all about Muhammad. This happened based on mere unsubstantiated rumors.

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“Sokoto mob burns Christian student alive for allegedly criticising Prophet Mohammed,” by Adedamola Adeyemi, Peoples Gazette, May 12, 2022:

Irate attackers in Sokoto have just roasted a Christian female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Wamako, witnesses told Peoples Gazette.

The deceased, identified only as Ms Deborah, was accused of passing unflattering comments about Prophet Mohammed on campus.

Following immediate threats to her safety, she was immediately evacuated to the security post of the school, according to a student who witnessed the development and passed its preliminary details to The Gazette. But the mob pursued her to the security post and overpowered the personnel there.

The witness’ information has not been independently verified by The Gazette, but a video has already circulated online showing how the student was set alight.

Sokoto police spokesman Sanusi Abubakar declined comments about the incident when reached by The Gazette….

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