The deceased, identified only as Ms Deborah, was accused of passing unflattering comments about Prophet Mohammed.
A Christian female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto has been murdered on Thursday morning.
She was killed by Muslims who accused her of alleged blasphemy.
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Leadership Newspaper reported that the deceased, identified only as Ms Deborah, was accused of passing unflattering comments about Prophet Mohammed on the college campus.
Following immediate threats to her safety, she was immediately evacuated to the security post of the school, according to a student who witnessed the development.
But the mob pursued her to the security post and overpowered the personnel on duty.
A video of how she was murdered and set ablaze has already gone viral on the social media.
Authorities of the college have issued a statement announcing immediate closure of the school over the fracas that broke out following the incident.
A female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education. COE Sokoto was been beaten and burnt to death for blasphemy. #Sokoto #COE #Justice pic.twitter.com/tPQhAjPWr1
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