An angry crowd in northern Cameroon reportedly stoned a man to death on Jan. 6 after he was found having sex with a 17-year-old boy.
According to an online account, apparently from the newspaper L’Actu, Lamine Goche was killed by a crowd after he was “caught red-handed” inside his shop in the Central Market of Maroua, Cameroon.
A wholesale medicine supplier, Lamine Goche was a Nigerian native and an Islamic teacher, an Oustaz, the “name given to one who has completed the study of the Koran.”
The crowd was alerted by a “street kid” shouting “Samaroka! Samaroka!” (the word for homosexual in the Fulfulde language).
His body was abandoned by the neighborhood’s Muslim traders, leaving it for Christians to bury.
The 17-year-old was reportedly taken to the district chief.
One merchant said of Lamine Goche’s sexual orientation, “We suspected for years. But Allah did not give us an opportunity to…
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