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SHARIA COURT SENTENCE MAN TO DEATH BY HANGING IN KANO



A Kano Higher Sharia Court has sentenced Abdulaziz Daud to death by hanging following charges of blasphemy against Islam levelled against him in a secret trial held in the state.
Abdulaziz Daud, popularly known as Abdul Inyass was arrested on August, 18 2015, in Abuja and brought to Kano to face a secret trial on a two-count charge of blasphemy and inciting crisis, which led to the razing of a Sharia Court and some vehicles in the state.
The accused person was alleged to have committed the said charges on June 31, 2015, during Maulud festivity, where he allegedly made comments against Islam,
Counsel to the state government, Barrister Lamido Abba Soron Dinki disclosed that five witnesses, including the police, testified before the Court.
It should be recalled that nine other accomplices had previously been sentenced to death by the same court.
The convicted has right to appeal the death sentence.