Breaking: Aminu Tambuwal Imposes 24-Hour Curfew As Protesters Demand Release Of Deborah Samuel’s Alleged Killers
Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, has on Saturday, May 14 imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state following the killing of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education.
Recall the 200-level Home Economics student was stoned to death and burnt by a mob over alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad (SAW) on Thursday.
Amid outrage by many Nigerians, the police in Sokoto said two suspects had been arrested and taken into custody.
Her killing had sparked outrage and condemnation across the country, with Nigerians asking the government to fish out the perpetrators of the crime.
Subsequently, the police command in Sokoto announced the arrest of two suspects in connection with the killing.
According to the Sokoto police spokesman, SanusiAbubakar, the mob overpowered campus security before killing the female student and setting her remains on fire.
However, some residents of Sokoto took to the streets violently demanding the release of the arrested suspects.
According to reports, a church was burnt down during the protest.
They burnt a church in Sokoto State because police refused to release religious extremists involved in Deborah’s death. 😳😳 pic.twitter.com/yz0p1w7niC
— GoldMyneTV (@GoldmyneTV) May 14, 2022