Deborah Samuel Alleged Blasphemy: culprits arrested

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Deborah Samuel Alleged Blasphemy: culprits arrested and charged to court.

Alleged Blasphemy: Police confirms arrest of two over the killing of Sokoto female student
POSTED BY DANIEL OYETORO ON MAY 13, 2022
The police on Thursday have confirmed that at least two persons have been arrested over the killing of a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education.
Reports from the police state that the deceased, identified as Deborah Samuel—a level-two student, was accused of making a social media post that blasphemed Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
According to the police, the mob forcefully removed the deceased from the security room where she was hidden by the school authorities, killed her and burnt the building.
Several videos shared on social media show the mob stoning and beating a lifeless body in red attire.
Another footage also captured a raging fire with a man facing the camera and claiming that he killed and burnt Deborah.
The police vowed that the suspects in the viral video on Twitter were spotted and will be nailed soon, according to a statement signed by police spokesperson in Sokoto, Sanusi Abubakar.
According to Mr. Abubakar, the school has been shut down and additional police personnel deployed to the area.
An arrest was made and two suspects were arrested by the Nigerian Police and taken to court were they await trial.

The trial

On May 17th 2022, 34 Muslim Lawyers arrived the court to defend the culprits in defense of the two Suspects charged by the Police in connection with last last Wednesday’s Protest.
The Suspects were charged with Criminal Conspiracy and Inciting Public Disturbance Laws
The matter was adjourned to the 18 May 2022 (Wednesday) for rulling on their Bail Application as Prayed by the learned Lead Counsel Brr. Mustapha Abubakar Mada.

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