Nigerian court acquits suspects in lynching of Christian woman charged with blasphemy
November 04, 2016
A Nigerian court has released five men who were charged with the killing of a Christian women who had been accused of blasphemy.
Bridget Patience Agbahime, a street vendor in the northern city of Kano, was beaten to death in June after a young man said that she had insulted the prophet Muhammad. Friends of the victim denied the charge. But she was beaten to death by an aroused mob.
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