The notorious Islamic sect Boko Haram, on Tuesday, killed over 20 women tagged as witches.
According to SaharaReporters, the women who were labelled as witches, are from Gwoza community in Borno. They were abducted and killed following the death of the children of a Boko Haram commander, identified as Ali Ngulde.
“Boko Haram commander, Ali Ngulde slaughtered about 20 women by slitting their throats after accusing them of being witches in Borno,” a military source told SaharaReporters on Tuesday.
“About 40 of them were abducted last week, over 10 were slaughtered in Gwoza town last Thursday and more than 10 were killed during the weekend.
“The women were all suspected of witchcraft after the sudden death of the children of the jihadist group’s commander.”