A 7-year-old girl identified as Juwairiya Auwal was reportedly slaughtered by a woman suspected to be a ritualist in Jos Museum, Plateau State.
According to reports, the incident happened on Saturday, September 5, when Juwairiya and her elder sister Fatima were hawking brooms. They were reportedly accosted by the unknown woman who pretended as if she wanted to buy brooms from them.
The woman asked them to give her a broom free of charge but they refused. Suddenly, she touched their heads and they found themselves in a hut in the popular Jos Museum.
According to Fatima, when she opened her eyes she found the elderly woman slaughtering Jumairiya. She managed to escape to look for help.
“I ran looking for help, I met a man reading a newspaper and narrate what happened to him, but before we got back to the hut, the old woman had disappeared. The man rushed to the nearest police station and reported the incident. The police arrived and picked up the corpse of my sister to Plateau State Specialist Hospital. The strange thing is that, my sister was slaughtered, but no trace of her blood on the ground or her body”.
The latest incident happened few weeks after a young boy named Faruk Abubakar was slaughtered for ritual purpose by unknown persons in Tudun Fera area of Jos.