Members of the deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram, killed over 20 women labeled as witches in the Gwoza community in Borno state on Tuesday, November 15.
SaharaReporters reports that the deceased women were labelled as witches 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.
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.” a military source was quoted as saying