UPDATE; Pregnant Woman Beaten To Death, Five Arrested

UPDATE; Pregnant Woman Beaten To Death, Five Arrested


Five suspects have been arrested by the police for allegedly beating a pregnant woman to death for claim of being a witchcraft. See as first reported HERE

Mr. Moses Jitoboh, the Commissioner of Police, confirmed the arrest to newsmen.

The victim, Ayina Afraimu, of Falu village in Guyuk Local Government Area of the state was beaten to death by the suspects with a stick and a rope. Jitoboh disclosed to newsmen.

“She was attacked with sticks, rope and killed by five suspects on the allegation that the deceased was a witch, who was responsible for the deaths and sickness of persons in the town of Falu”

“Suspects who committed this nefarious offence are; Abraham Adamu, 18, Malachi Yilafane, 35, Thomas Aji, 54, Zakariya Chorum, 56 and Miss Newana Ilihal, 20,” Jitoboh said.”

He further added that the suspect would be charged to court for culpable homicide, criminal conspiracy, and defamation of character.