Alleged witches, wizards killed in Adamawa community


The police in Adamawa State have confirmed the killing of seven people over allegations of witchcraft at Dasin Bwate village in Fufore Local Government Area (LGA).

The police spokesman in the state, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the development on Wednesday, saying the incident occurred on Tuesday.

He explained that “Seven people were killed in Dasin Bwate village in Fufore LGA over witchcraft allegation. So the police deployed an investigation team to the village.’’

However, he said when the police team arrived in the village on Wednesday morning, its residents, including the village head, had deserted the community, but that the team met seven corpses in a house, with no arrest made.

The police spokesman, therefore, pleaded that, “We are calling on the neighboring villages to assist the police with useful information on the whereabouts of the residents of Dasin Bwate.’’



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