Mob burn Christian student alive in Sokoto for allegedly blaspheming Prophet Mohammed

By our reporter/ A Christian female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Wamako, was on Thursday reportedly killed and her corpse set ablaze by a mob for allegedly blaspheming prophet Mohammed.

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 incident.

But the mob pursued her to the security post and overpowered the personnel there.

Although the incident has not been confirmed by relevant agencies, a video has already circulated online showing how the student was set ablaze.

Sokoto police spokesman Sanusi Abubakar declined comments about the incident when reached by journalists.

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Authorities have issued a statement announcing immediate closure of the school over the fracas that broke out following Ms Deborah’s murder

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