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Blasphemy: Police prevent violence in Bauchi

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Reports from Bauchi State in northern part of Nigeria say police have taken immediate action to stem the outbreak of sectarian violence due to insults to Islam.

According to sources, the incident happened around Warji LG Area of ​​Bauchi State, after a group of youths started looking for a young woman, Rhoda Jatau, who is accused of insulting Islam.

An eyewitness told the Daily Trust in Nigeria that Rhoda hunters attacked Katanga area, the headquarters of Warji Local Government Area last Friday, where some people hid the teenager. further infuriated the youth, which led to the damage of a large amount of property, including 11 houses that were set ablaze.

CP Umar Mamman, the State Commissioner of Police has already deployed more police operatives to the affected areas to safeguard live and property