- The killing and burning of 200 students at Shehu Shagari College of Education has continued to prompt reactions from multiple authorities
- A recent response from the leadership Nigerian police in Sokoto said two suspects in the criminal act were arrested
- State police also said students at the facility overpowered security agents in the room, where she was held for security reasons before being killed and burned
Nigerian police in Sokoto have announced the arrest of two suspects who Killing and burning of a student at Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto.
Abubakar said in the statement that police received emergency calls from the school around 9:00 am Thursday , May 12.
He added that d he call to police indicated students were rampaging over a student t named Deborah Samuel, a second grade student who was accused of writing a social media post that blasphemed the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Sokoto Police spokesman said the students forcibly removed the victim from the security room where she was being hidden by the school authorities, killing her and burning down the building.
According to Abubakar, the students joined forces with villains and barricaded the Sokoto/Jega road.
< blockquote>” After receiving the information, DC Operations led a team of police officers and all other state officers to the school, where the street was cleared and the situation brought under control.
“Two students in connection with the commit a crime were taken. The school was closed by the school board and police were deployed to provide a tight security cover.”
He also added that Sokoto State Command Police Commissioner CP Kamaldeen kola Okunlola is appealing to the public to pursue their lawful activities.
Students have also been advised not to panic as the situation is under control.
“Meanwhile, the suspects in the viral video have been spotted on Twitter and will soon be arrested.”
Mob alive burned student in Sokoto, gives reason
A student at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto was beaten and burned to death for allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.).
Governor Aminu Tam buwal ordered the school closed in response to the unfortunate incident and directed the Ministry of Education and Security authorities to investigate the matter.
Meanwhile, treatment of those who are believed to have insulted the Prophet of Islam (Muhammad) or the religion itself in the northern region of Nigeria is a source of concern.
The tragedy occurs when a 16-year-old student is killed while while waiting for the Nigerian governor.
It has been reported that the young girl was crushed while queuing on the always busy Gombe-Yola highway while waiting to welcome Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya.< /p>
The governor of the state of Gombe was billed for a visit to the city to witness the signing of a memorandum of understanding with a foreign university.