A mentally ill individual, identified as Ali Denham has been beaten to death after he tragically took the lives of at least nine people in Adamawa State.
According to Sahara Reporters, the horrifying incident unfolded on Wednesday evening within Libbo Ward, Kate-Gamji village, situated in the Sheleng Local Government Area.
Ali Denham was said to have embarked on the killing spree for reasons unknown to members of the community. He reportedly used a knife to stab his victims, including an elderly woman and a man.
In response to this shocking event, incensed village youths surrounded Denham, disarmed him, and administered a fatal beating that led to his death.
“Ali Denham, a mentally-ill man killed nine villagers and was also killed by the angry youth of the community. This happened on Wednesday at Sheleng community,” a source said.
Another source added, “He was holding a knife and everyone that came his way including an aged woman and man were stabbed with the knife. He ensured the person he stabbed was dead before moving to someone else.”
The remains of the deceased persons were buried on Thursday evening.
It was also learnt that family members of the suspected man had fled the community.
The Adamawa Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, as of Thursday night didn’t answer phone calls from journalists.
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