- Scholars say there is no where in Islam where insulting the Prophet of Islam merits death
- Suspiciously there is no report of anyone arrested by the police and the army has not reacted
Angry Muslims youths in Kano on Thursday evening decapitated a woman trader over allegations that she blasphemed Prophet Muhammad.
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The victim, name confirmed to be Bridget Patience Agbaheme, identified to be an Igbo from Imo state, was accused of blasphemy during a religious argument at Wambai market.
The woman, who sells plastics at the local market was in the company of her husband when she was murdered.
A trader at the Kofar Wambai market spoke to our correspondent saying, “I knew her as a woman that respect people and I doubt if he can make any statement capable of blasphemy.”
He said, “ Mrs Bridget Agbaheme had many customers buying goods from her petty trading along the roadside but I suspect may be her enemies incited a riotous mob against her.
Contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano Police Command, DSP Musa Magaji, confirmed the incident.
He said ” At about 4 30 pm, there was a disagreement between the murdered woman and some traders bordering on religion.
”The woman was said to have blasphemed Prophet Mohammed, which did not go down well with the mob.
He said, the woman whose named he didn’t disclose, was in the company of her husband when the incident happened but the timely intervention of the police saved the husband, who was immediately whisked for safety. SR
The police did not report arresting those who perpetrated this act of mob murder.
See picture of mob and picture of the murderers openly carrying victims head in face of police: