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The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed the murder of no fewer than seven people over allegations of witchcraft at Dasin Bwate village in Fufore Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, the police spokesman in the state, confirmed the development to newsmen on Wednesday in Yola.
Nguroje explained that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning, adding that an investigation team had already been dispatched to the village.
‘Seven people were killed in Dasin Bwate village in Fufore LGA over witchcraft allegations.
‘The police have deployed an investigation team into the village,’ Nguroje noted.
He, however, pointed out that when the team arrived at the village on Wednesday morning, the residents, including the village head, had deserted the community.
Nguroje said the team found the seven unidentified corpses in one of the houses in the village.
According to him, no arrest has been made so far.
‘We are calling on the neighboring villages to assist the police with useful information on the whereabouts of the residents of Dasin Bwate,’ Nguroje pleaded.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK