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Man lynched for alleged homosexuality

By Umar Yusuf
YOLA: A 60 year old man alleged to be a homosexual was lynched by angry mob in Yelwa Ward in Yola.

The 60 year old man was suspected to have subjected a 20 year old boy to indecent acts for years, which has left him with a strange sickness.

The deceased identified as Hassan Buba, a resident of Yelwa Ward in Yola North Local Government, according to sources, admitted of having canal knowledge of his victim for over four years.

Eyewitness account disclosed to Vanguard in Yola that the Late Hassan Buba met his untimely death when his victim confessed to his parents that his unending ailment was as a result sexual encounter with the old man.

It was at this juncture that the deceased was invited to the victim’s family house where he admitted to having long standing sexual relationship with the boy.

The deceased equally confessed to using supernatural means to lure the boy into the act and to prevent him from exposing the act.

Piqued by the shocking revelations, the father of the boy identified as Shuaibu alongside irate youths pounced on the confessed homosexual.

He was beaten to a state of coma and abandoned by the roadside close to where the incident happened.

Police from the Jimeta Division headquarter took the suspected homosexual to the Yola Specialist Hospital where he died before medical attention was administered on him.

Adamawa State police Command Spokesman Nemuel Yoila (ASP) confirmed the incident, but, he however disclosed that the matter has not yet been officially reported to the headquarters from the Divisional Headquarters.

 


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