The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the homicide of a butcher, Usman Buda, who was killed on Sunday by extremist Muslims over an alleged blasphemous remark towards the Islamic Prophet, Muhammad bin Abdullah.
Whereas noting that an investigation was ongoing to arrest the perpetrators and produce them to ebook, the police revealed that the mob escaped the scene and left the sufferer unconscious, the place he was rescued and brought to Usmanu Danfodiyo Educating Hospital in Sokoto for therapy, the place he was later confirmed useless.
Our correspondent gathered that the butcher allegedly made the remark throughout an argument with one other dealer on the Sokoto major abattoir at about 8 a.m. on Sunday.
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Sources revealed that a few of Buda’s closest enterprise companions out there made makes an attempt to rescue him however sustained accidents and have been admitted to the hospital, following assaults by the bloodthirsty extremists.
Reacting to the event, the Sokoto State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ahmad Rufa’i, stated, “A misery name was obtained at about 09:20 am that one Usman Buda of Gwandu Native Authorities Space, a butcher at Sokoto Abattoir, allegedly blasphemed the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) in consequence he was mobbed and attacked.
“Upon receiving the data, the Commissioner of Police, Space Commander Metro and DPO Kwanni led a crew of policemen and all different operational commanders to the scene.
“On arrival, the mob escaped the scene and left the sufferer unconscious, the place he was rescued and brought to Usmanu Danfodiyo Educating Hospital Sokoto, for therapy and was later confirmed useless. In the meantime, Investigation is on to arrest the perpetrators and produce them to ebook.”
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