Update- on the 2 children reportedly set amaze in plateau state because of witchcraft
Two children who were earlier reported by rasheedasblog who were set ablaze on an allegation of witchcraft are presently recuperating at the plateau state specialist hospital from various degrees of burn sustained.
The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed the incident to Daily Trust. The acting Police Public Relation Officer of the Command (PPRO), ASP Uba Gabriel today, Sunday, December, 22nd whole speaking to newsmen gave the names of the victims as Godsgift Nyam (11) and Mary Nyam (5).
A report by Daily Trust indicated that their father me Nyam Choji of Shen Village of Jos South Local Government of plateau state.
He disclosed that the incident occurred on Friday. “From the information we got, the father of the victims and children of Mai Anguwa of the area were the perpetrators of the act. They are now at large but we have mounted 24 hours surveillance in the area to track them down, ” he said.
Meanwhile, the police have stated that l the victims were admitted to Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos wishing them a speedy recovery.
Credit: Daily Trust