Son, daughter burnt by father for alleged witchcraft

Skynewsafrica Son, daughter burnt by father for alleged witchcraft


Nigeria’s Plateau State Police Command has confirmed one Nyam Choji of Shen village of Jos South Local Government Area of the state, set ablaze his son and daughter over alleged witchcraft. 

The acting Police Public Relation Officer of the Command (PPRO), ASP Uba Gabriel who confirmed the incident to Sky News Africa on Sunday gave the names of the victim as Godsgift Nyam (11) and Mary Nyam (5). 

He said 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. 

According to the police, the victims were admitted at the Plateau Specialist Hospital Jos. 


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