This comes barely three days after the court sentenced a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Sharif, to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.

A Kano Shari’a Court has sentenced a 60-year-old man, Mati Abdu, to death by stoning.

This comes barely three days after the court sentenced a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Sharif, to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.

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The judge, Ibrahim Yola, gave the verdict on Wednesday after finding Abdul guilty as charged.

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Baba Jibo, Public Relations Officer of the Shari’a Court, said the prosecuting counsel tendered all evidence before the court and the convict confessed to committing the crime.


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