Nigerian Authorities Should Punish Killers Of Sokoto Feminine Pupil – Bishop Kukah Calls for Justice
The Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, on Thursday, described as prison, the ugly homicide of Deborah Yakubu, a 200-level Residence Economics pupil of the Shehu Shagari School of Schooling in Sokoto State.
Kukah in a press release urged the authorities in any respect ranges to fish out the perpetrators and guarantee justice is served on the matter.
The feminine pupil was mauled, killed and burnt on Thursday by a mob of Muslim youths who accused her of blasphemy towards Prophet Muhammad.
The younger girl’s killers posted movies of their motion on social media attracting an outrage and condemnation.
The police in Sokoto stated two suspects had been taken into custody in reference to the scholar’s killing.
Reacting in a press release, Kukah stated the perpetrators irrespective of their motive have to be punished.
Kukah’s assertion was titled, “Homicide of Ms Deborah Yakubu.”
It partly learn, “We condemn this incident within the strongest time period and name on the authorities to research this tragedy and make sure that all of the culprits are delivered to ebook.
“The one obligation that’s owed her rapid household, her fellow college students and the college authorities is the peace of mind that those that are responsible of this inhuman act, irrespective of their motivation, are punished in accordance with the extant legal guidelines of our land.
“This has nothing to do with faith. Christians have lived peacefully with their Muslim brothers right here in Sokoto over time.
“This matter have to be handled as a prison act and the legislation should take its trigger.”