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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Lynching in Nigeria Follows Castration

Two Cameroonians and a Nigerian have been lynched in Taraba State in Nigeria for allegedly engaging in acts that causes people to lose their genital organs.

The State Commissioner of Police, Musa Aliyu is quoted as saying the victims, Thomas Nchotu, Fosting Joseph, a driver attached to Cameroon Embassy in Lagos and the Nigerian friend, Avea Torhinbo were said to have been passing through Kurmi Local Government area to Cameroon when they were burnt to death.

He disclosed that the trouble started when one Moses Umaru from Marraraba Donga raised an alarm that the three people who were driving a Toyota Jeep marked BV 802 AGL have removed his genital organ.

The police chief added that sympathizers joined Umaru in chasing the victims, adding that the three suspects, in sensing danger, fled to Kurmi Divisional Police Headquarters for safety.

He said that the mob followed them to the station and threatened to set the station ablaze if the three suspects were not released to them. According to the Police the mob later over powered the policemen on duty, seized the suspects and set them ablaze along with their Jeep.

link: AfricaNews - Two Cameroonians lynched in Nigeria - Solomon Mforgham weblog


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