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Muslim Youths Storm The Streets To Demand Release Of Suspected Killers Of Deborah Samuel

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Muslim Youths Storm The Streets To Demand Release Of Suspected Killers Of Deborah Samuel

Tension has gripped residents of some parts of Sokoto State as protesters trooped to the streets demanding the release of suspects arrested over the killing of Deborah Samuel in the state.

Muslim Youths Storm The Streets To Demand Release Of Suspected Killers Of Deborah Samuel

Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, was killed on Thursday over alleged blasphemy.

Muslim Youths Storm The Streets To Demand Release Of Suspected Killers Of Deborah Samuel

The protesters, who stormed the streets in large numbers on Saturday, wielded placards with inscriptions such as, “Release our Muslim brothers”, and “Muslims Are Not Terrorists”, among others.

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Muslim Youths Storm The Streets To Demand Release Of Suspected Killers Of Deborah Samuel

It was gathered that armed policemen fired teargas canisters to disperse the angry crowd, during which two persons were reportedly injured.

A source said the protesters later became violent and started hurling objects at the police.

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