Woman beheaded in Kano over blasphemy.

A woman said to be from Igbo extraction was beheaded by some angry Muslim youths in Wambai market in Kano yesterday evening June 2nd, for allegedly making blasphemous comments about Prophet Muhammad. According to Sahara Reporters, the woman who sells plastics at the local market was in the company of her husband when she was beheaded.

The spokesperson of the Kano Police Command, DSP Musa Magaji, while confirming the incident 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 added that timely intervention by the police prevented the husband of the woman from being beheaded as well.

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