A disturbing video is speculating on social media where a Nigerian Christian student who has been identified as Deborah Samuel was beaten to death by an Islamic mob. According to the sources, some allegations were made of blasphemy in college in the northwestern region of Sokoto. She was a female student in the college. A video is circulating on social media in which, the entire incident can be seen in a video which was recorded by the mob. The police report says that mob beat her, threw stones, and also set fire to her for allegedly posting a blasphemous statement against the Prophet Mohammed.

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In the video, the girl has been identified as Deborah Yakubu was surrounded by some fellow students of the college and they all attacked on her. As per the police statement, the incident took place on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Shehu Shagari school in Sokoto, northwestern Nigeria. After the incident came into the limelight, the school was immediately closed and the investigation has begun. Now, the police are trying to identify the mob who was totally involved in this horrific crime.

Who Was Deborah Samuel?

The Police spokesperson, Sanusi Abubakar said in a statement,” Students forcefully removed the victim from the security room where she was hidden by the school authorities, killed her, and burnt the building”. Now, Aminu Tambuwal, the State Governor of Sokoto released an order to close the school and directed the Ministry of Higher Education and security agencies to investigate the entire incident.

The whole incident was captured in the phone by mobs and later, shared it on social media. The circulating video shows the entire incident of the killing, appears to show her attackers even holding a matchbox and throwing car tires on the deceased body and celebrating after setting her alight. The video was not shown by any media but still, it is available on Twitter and social media handles.

How Did Deborah Samuel Die?

In the connection of this crime, two people have been arrested and the Abubakar said that the suspects were seen in the viral video on Twitter and will be nailed soon”. After this incident, an atmosphere of fear has been taking place among more students of the school and as well as in the country. A Professor at Kennesaw State University tweeted,” Murderers of Christian woman in Sokoto must be arrested & punished”. Some of the mobs can be seen chanting “Allahu Akbar” and recording the entire incident. It was saddened to hear that there was no security guard or police to save the girl from mobs in the school.


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