Irate youths backed by leaders in Sade community in the Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State have burnt a man identified as Talle Mai Ruwa, to death for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad.
SaharaReporters learnt that Mai Ruwa was dragged away from his house on Tuesday in the presence of his mother and burnt to death in the middle of the community.
Eyewitnesses shared gory snap shots of the incident with SaharaReporters which confirmed the middle-elderly man protected with tyres and set on hearth.
The witnesses said further that the youths contributed cash to buy petrol to set Mai Ruwa ablaze.
“The younger man become killed by a mob in Sade town for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad. He turned into dragged from his house by way of a mob and forcibly set ablaze after being tied to an vintage automobile tyre.
“The village youths donated cash to shop for the petrol that changed into used to burn and kill Talle Mai Ruwa,” a resident narrated.
Another source advised SaharaReporters that a few youths had in advance dragged the deceased before Islamic clerics in which he became requested questions.
After the thinking session, the clerics reportedly advised the gang that Talle Mai Ruwa deserved to be killed.
“The mum stood and watched while fire fed on Talle Mai Ruwa until he become reduced to ashes,” he lamented.
Some citizens of the metropolis advised SaharaReporters that Talle Mai Ruwa had been going through unspecified sort of intellectual infection.
This isn’t the first time that human beings in northern Nigeria could be passing a death sentence on someone for alleged blasphemy.
In August 2020, a musician in Kano became sentenced to demise via putting for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad.
An upper Sharia courtroom stated Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, 22, was responsible of committing blasphemy in a music he circulated thru WhatsApp in March.
Mr Sharif-Aminu did now not deny the prices.
Judge Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani said he may want to attraction against the verdict.
Also in September 2020, the United Nations Children’s Fund condemned the sentencing of a 13-yr-antique for blasphemy.
Peter Hawkins, the UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, described as incorrect the sentencing of Omar Farouk to ten years in prison.
Sharia law court located Farouk guilty of the use of “disparaging language against Allah” at the same time as arguing with a pal.
Farouk is among many others who have been attempted underneath Sharia regulation.