Angry Muslims burn Christian water vendor to death

Angry Muslims burn Christian water vendor to death

Angry Muslims burn Christian water vendor to death in Bauchi, Nigeria after making some remarks about Prophet Mohammed.

According to the Nigerian Tribune, the deceased identified as Talle Mai Ruwa, said to be ‘mentally unstable,’ was seized by a mob from a Police Station in the village where he was being detained for allegedly blaspheming Prophet Muhammad, and lynched on Tuesday afternoon, March 30.

They were said to have burnt his body using petrol and a disused car tyre.

Angry Muslims burn Christian

The incident happened between Monday night and Tuesday morning after which they dragged his lifeless body around the village before setting it on fire.

According to our source, Talle Mai Ruwa had had a misunderstanding with a lady customer who allegedly fetched his water without his knowledge which led him to pour out the already fetched water from the customer’s container.

Angry Muslims burn Christian

His alleged blasphemous remarks triggered outburst and tension in the village such that the village head took him to the police outpost station in the village where he spent the night.

“The next morning (Tuesday), the issue spread everywhere and everyone in the village was provoked. Later, a group of angry youths stormed the police station, subdued the police officers around and grabbed Talle. He was beaten to death and his dead body was set ablaze” the source said.