Christian and Hausa youths clash in Bauchi over alleged murder

Angry Christian youths Friday blocked major roads in Bauchi to protest the death of their colleague in Sabin kaura.

The development threw the entire community into pandemonium with several schools and shops hurriedly shutdown.

Reports had it that the youths retaliating to the alleged killing of their colleague by some Muslim youths.

During the protest, a commercial motorcyclist believe to be of Hausa extraction narrowly escape being lynch by the angry youths.

The incident occurred after the youths had buried the deceased at Yelwa Christian cemetery in Bauchi.

According to DailyPost the situation forced road uses to seek alternative route to escape unhurt.

DSP Datti Kamal Abubakar, Bauchi State police command spokesman confirm the incident, saying policemen have already been dispatched in the area.

He told newsmen that the perpetrators must face the wrath of the law if found guilty.

DAILY POST gathered that deceased was killed after an argument with a Hausa colleague shortly over consumption of cannabis in Sabin Kaura,a suburb of Bauchi.

 

Source: DailyPost

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