Bauchi - Three officers of the Bauchi Police Command were attacked with sticks and stones and injured by an angry mob for preventing them from lynching a suspected ritualist in Unguwar Kofar Dumi area of Bauchi State, Vanguard reports.
The suspected ritualist, who was rescued by some elders of the community, was accused of charming a 15 year-old girl by touching her with the intention of using her for rituals.
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The policemen were invited to take the suspect away by the community elders, a decision that infuriated the youths who felt the elders should have released the suspect to them instead of handing him to the police.
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