The village head and residents of Dasin Bwate village in Fufore Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa have fled the community after allegedly killing seven people over the allegation of witchcraft.
The residents deserted the village before the officers of the law could apprehend them.
Confirming the incident, the police image maker in the state, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, said; “Seven people were killed in Dasin Bwate village in Fufore LGA over witchcraft allegation.
“The police have deployed investigation team into the village,’’ Nguroje said.
Nguroje said the team found the seven unidentified corpses in one of the houses in the village.
According to him, no arrest has been made so far.
“We are calling on the neighbouring villages to assist the police with useful information on the whereabouts of the residents of Dasin Bwate,’’ Nguroje pleaded.