Again, Suspected Ritualists Remove Eyeball of Bauchi 12-Year-Old Almajiri

Unknown persons suspected to be ritualists have removed the eye of one Najib Hussaini, a 12-year-old Almajiri boy in Kafin-Madaki community in Ganjuwa local government area of Bauchi State. 

Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ahmed Muhammed Wakil who confirmed the incident to reporters in Bauchi said the suspects who ride a Bajaj-model motorcycle, lured their victim, Najib to a bushy deserted area and forcefully removed his right eyeball.

“Najib Hussaini ‘m’ 12yrs old, an indigene of Kano state, who was attending quranic education  (Almajiranci) in Kafin-Madaki was barely a year in the state when the incident occurred on 9th December 2022 at about 0200hrs at Unguwar Yamma, not far from the victim’s school (Tsangaya).

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“It was revealed that two unknown people who came on a motorcycle (Bajaj) lured the victim to a nearby house to assist them to call a lady, They took the victim on their bike straight to an isolated area near Hanyar Gonar Wakili of the same village, where they stopped the motorcycle near a bushy area and forcefully plucked the right eye of the victim and consequently abandoned him in his pool of blood.

“The victim managed to reach a point where he was sighted by some of his colleagues who rushed him to their teacher,” he said. 

Najib hails from Kano and was in Bauchi to acquire a non-formal Qur’anic education, Tsangaya in common parlance spent a just year in the community. 


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