Kano authorized real despatched to penal complex for abusing commissioner over blasphemy case


A Kano Chief Magistrate’s Court presided over by Hauwa Minjibir has remanded a authorized real, Hashim Hussein, in penal complex for allegedly abusing the allege’s Commissioner for Spiritual Affairs, Tahar Adam.

The authorized real became as soon as in the starting save arraigned after he launched a chain of audio recordings in which he faulted the allege government for prosecuting a controversial cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara.

The cleric, Mr Kabara, became as soon as charged by the government in July for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad and incitement.

Mr Hussein, who became as soon as a defence counsel, argued that the cleric never blasphemed against Prophet Muhammad.

Angered by the authorized real’s comments, the Chief Imam of Kantin Kwari Juma’at Mosque, Albakari Mika’il, dragged Mr Hashim to court for allegedly defaming his character and that of the commissioner in a viral video clip.

Within the video clip, Mr Hashim allegedly described the commissioner, Mr Adam, as “harmful” and a “silent killer”.

When he became as soon as arraigned before the Justice of the Peace on October 3, Mr Hussein pleaded no longer guilty to the costs read against him.

Following the intervention of his colleagues, who trooped to the court in cohesion with him, Mr Hashim became as soon as granted bail on the placement that he would no longer birth any new recording associated to the topic.

On the replacement hand, after the bail, the authorized real launched one other video, boasting that he became as soon as “untouchable” and “invincible”.

He also acknowledged in the new video clip that Mr Adam wouldn’t like been entrusted with public responsibility and appointed as commissioner in the allege.

On the resumption of the trial on Tuesday, counsel to the complainant, Lamido Sorondinki, prayed the court to revoke the bail, alleging that the defendant had breached the conditions.

The Justice of the Peace granted the prayer of the counsel of the plaintiff by sending the defendant to the Kurmawa Correctional Centre.

The case became as soon as then adjourned to November 30.

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