Connect with us

NEWS

Northern Christian group demands arrest and prosecution of killers of Christian student

Published

on

Northern Christian Elders Discussion board has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200-level Christian pupil of Shehu Shagari Faculty of Training, Sokoto, by a mob for allegedly blaspheming Prophet Muhammad.

 

The group in an announcement launched by its Chairman Ejoga Inalegwu on Friday Could 13, demanded for the arrest and prosecution of killers of the Christian pupil.

 

NOSCEF described the killing as “homicide within the gown of faith”, including that “this shouldn’t be the standard rhetoric of condemnations after which the case is swept beneath the carpet with publicised arrests, no prosecution or jaundiced prosecution and letting off the hook, when the outcries die down.”

 

The assertion learn; 

 

“The demise of Debora Yakubu (Samuel) is one too many by mobs carrying a cloak of faith within the North. In a rustic the place there’s a regulation, no person, group or people has a proper to take one other’s life by any means, exterior the due strategy of regulation.

“We additionally urge the federal government to make a public instance and make a brand new assertion by rapidly bringing the perpetrators to guide.

“It will (ought to) not be the standard rhetoric of condemnations after which the case is swept beneath the carpet with publicised arrests, no prosecution or jaundiced prosecution and letting off the hook, when the outcries die down.

“In the future it’s the videoed execution of Christians within the North due to a mentioned killing of a terrorist in Syria, and subsequent what ought to have been an inner WhatsApp class platform chat leads to mob motion homicide, carrying the gown of faith in our pricey North.

“NOSCEF commiserates with the household of Deborah Yakubu (Samuel) of their interval of grief and this avoidable ache, and urge Nigerians to rally spherical them to consolation and reduce their grief.”

 

Share this Story
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement

TRENDING