A suspected female suicide bomber has been set ablaze by an irate
mob while she was targeting the ever-busy Muda Lawal market in Bauchi
The mob were said to have carried out jungle justice on the lady
after she refused to subject herself to a routine stop and search at the
entrance of the market, fuelling suspicion that she was a member of
Boko Haram, whose insurgency including use of suicide female bombers has
resulted in the death of about 20,000 people including in Bauchi.
The spokesperson said police patrol teams including an explosive
ordinance disposal unit rushed to the scene, dispersed the crowd and has
since restored normalcy to the area.
The victim, yet to be identified, was already burnt to death when the
police arrived the scene, Mohammed, a Deputy Superintendent of Police,