Remains Of Martyred Female Student In Sokoto Spark Outrage Online (Photo)
Nigerians are still in disbelief over the killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200 level female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education.
It was reported that a students riot ensued over Samuel for making snide remarks about the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) on a students WhatsApp group.
Public Relations Officer, ASP Sanusi Abubakar in a statement on Thursday said students retrieved Ms. Samuel from a security room where she was kept for safety and stoned and burned her to death.
The news has since sent the Nigerian media space into a frenzy as netizens heavily condemn the gruesome act. A photo fast circulating on social media shows the remains of Deborah Samuel after she was set ablaze by an irate mob on Thursday afternoon.
See the pixelated photo and reactions below:
See some reactions below:
SanniAmoto wrote: “This is so barbaric and disheartening, this was not the teaching of prophet Mohammed SAW, the northerners with their mentality, as if it’s not the same religion that was practice in other part of the country. May God console the family of the deseased.”
Miracle John said: “How did we get here of fighting for God?? They are doing with Quran asked them to do I schooled in Udus Sokoto and they will purposely push to arguments by saying Jesus is not d son of God if you make any mistake & mention Mohammed, blasphemy they will come 4ur head”
Oluwatobi charged all Christians to stand up for their own in dark times like this: “Dear Christians , learn to defend your own in this kind of situation . It may result into a riot but defend your own . Why ? With the video evidence , no one will be arrested Cos it’s in defense of the prophet .”
Police Arrest Two Suspects
Police in Sokoto state have swung into action after receiving a distress call from the tertiary institution, Daily Post reports.
Public Relations Officer, ASP Sanusi Abubakar gave an update in a statement Thursday evening.
He said at about 0900hrs, a distress call was received from Shehu Shagari College of Education.
Some persons have been arrested with more faces spotted in viral video to be ‘nailed soon’ the police chief said.