Nigeria : Allegedly beat colleague to death after accusing him of homosexuality

The Police Command in Jigawa said it has arrested 15 students over the death of their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area of the state.

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The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Jinjiri Abdu, said that the suspects, who are students of the Government Science and Technical College, Karkarna, were arrested on August 8.

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He said that the students aged between 17 and 19, were suspected to have caused the death of their colleague after they beat him up with sticks.

The suspects were said to have formed a disciplinary committee to deal with the deceased, after they suspected him to be a homosexual.

So, on that fateful day, they decided to deal with him where they allegedly took him to the bush and beat him up with sticks.

Photo By אנדר-ויק (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

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