Killing in the name of religion is totally insane!

A Christian female student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education has been killed and burnt in Sokoto by her Muslim classmates for insulting their ‘prophet’ Mohammed.

Deborah Yakubu from Zuru in Repa Local Government Area was said to be in her early twenties. She was killed by Muslim men studying with her at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto on March 12.

Deborah, a second-year student of home economics, was accused of posting comments on a students’ WhatsApp group that allegedly insulted the Prophet Muhammad.

Sokoto police confirmed the arrest of two persons in connection with the killing, which triggered outrage on social media with many Nigerians condemning the inhuman act.

More details of this disgusting incident from CNN report:

A female student in northern Nigeria was killed by a mob who stoned, beat and set fire to her for allegedly posting a blasphemous statement against the Prophet Mohammed, according to police.

The girl, Deborah Yakubu, was surrounded by fellow students and attacked on Thursday, a police statement said.

The incident happened at the Shehu Shagari school in Sokoto, northwestern Nigeria, and the school was immediately closed.

“Students forcefully removed the victim from the security room where she was hidden by the school authorities, killed her and burnt the building,” police spokesperson Sanusi Abubakar said in a statement released to CNN.

Sokoto state’s Governor Aminu Tambuwal issued an order to close the school and directed the Ministry of Higher Education and security agencies to investigate the incident.

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Sources: Thegatewaypundit, CNN

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