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Sokoto State Police Command Declares Prime Suspects In Deborah Samuel’s Killing Wanted

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The Sokoto State Police Commissioner, Kamaladeen Okunlola has said that the prime suspects that claimed they killed Deborah Samuel, the female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education killed on allegations of blasphemy have been declared wanted.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Sanusi Abubakar revealed this in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen in Sokoto.

He said the Command is using this medium to reiterate its commitment to apprehending the suspects.

According to him, the Command has already deployed all its intelligence and is on the lookout for the suspects.

Mr Abubakar said members of the public are enjoined to cooperate with the police and report any means of identification to the command or any security outfit in their domain.

He said the Command can be reached through its emergency number 07068848035.

Two suspects arraigned in court over the killing of Deborah Samuel have been remanded in the custody of one of the correctional facilities around the zone.

It will be recalled that Deborah Samuel, a 200 Level student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto was killed by fellow students at the college over an allegation that she made blasphemous statements against the Prophet Muhammed (SAW).

The comments made by her were reportedly made on a WhatsApp group composed of students of the same institution.

Her alleged comments were said to have been a result of the spamming of the group with messages that were not supposed to be on the group.

She was beaten to death by an irate mob which gathered to attack her after allegedly overpowering the institution’s security men and later set her corpse ablaze

The police have arrested two suspects who allegedly took part in the mass action leading to her death while the prime suspects, Including the one who claimed to have set her body alight, have now been declared wanted by the police.

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