This tragedy took place yesterday in Bauchi state after the supposed act of disciplining a child led to his death.
Stroy states that the mother of the 21-year-old, Abdulsalam Ibrahim, a 300-level Political Science student in Bauchi State University, Gadau, had called on vigilante group where they live, to discipline her child for stealing her wrapper.
The vigilante jumping into action had tortured the young man until he gave up the ghost. this took place in the Zango area of Bauchi.
Neighbour to the family, Ningi explained had that the trouble started after Aisha accused her son of stealing her wrapper estimated at less than N3,000. ”He said when the boy would not stop denying it, she took him to the vigilante group to beat him, which was where he died as a result of the torture and It was a sad day for us, especially looking at the circumstances that led to the death of Abdulsalam. Parents should always endeavor to settle matters at home.
Taking your child to outsiders for disciplinary measures because of small mistakes is not a solution. Every household has its own peculiar domestic problems
Aisha, the mother of the boy, will never forgive herself for what happened.