Deborah Samuel

Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison

Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison

A Magistrate Court sitting in Sokoto has remanded two suspects arrested over the murder of a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Deborah Samuel, for alleged blasphemy. The Police arraigned the two suspects, Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunchi, who are also students of the college, on Monday. The Police First Information Report said both suspects were arraigned as a result of the mob action, which led to Deborah’s lynching. Both suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them following their arraignment. Against this backdrop, the prosecutor, Inspector Khalil Musa, prayed the court for another date to…
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Blasphemy: Deborah Samuel’s family breaks silence, reacts to her murder.

Blasphemy: Deborah Samuel’s family breaks silence, reacts to her murder.

The parents of the late Deborah Samuel of Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto State have described the death of their daughter as sad and painful, saying they have left her killers to God. Recall that the remains of Deborah were laid to rest in her hometown, Tungan Magajiya in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State Saturday evening. She was stoned to death and set ablaze on Thursday by her fellow students for allegedly making a blasphemous statement on a WhatsApp group against Prophet Mohammed. Reacting to the death of their daughter, the bereaved parents said they have nothing…
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