MAN SET ABLAZE IN BAUCHI FOR BLASPHEMY

David Adenuga, Bauchi

Tragedy struck in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State when angry youths set ablaze a man identified as Talle Mai Ruwa for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad.

In the gory pictures of the incident, which went viral on social media, the man was seen covered with tyres while being set ablaze.

The Nation gathered the incident occurred on Tuesday in Sade town where the young man was dragged from the house  in the presence of his mother by the mob and forcibly set ablaze after being tied to an old car tyre.

Spokesman of the Bauchi Police Command, DSP Ahmed Wakil, did not pick calls or reply messages to confirm the incident.