Photo of the Hausa singer sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy
Nigerians are as yet reeling from the news that a Kano Upper Shari’a Court has given a capital punishment to a 22-year-old vocalist for reviling against Prophet Muhammad.
Back in March, it was accounted for that adolescents in Kano state raged the Kano Hisbah office and requested that move be made against Yahaya Sharif-Aminu for a tune he made, containing asserted disdainful remarks credited to the Prophet Muhammad.
The young people cautioned that they will make laws into their hands if move isn’t taken.
Preceding the dissent, the young people on Friday, February 28, raged the family place of the vocalist situated at Sharifai quarters in Kano Municipal Local Government Area, inciting them to escape their home. The house was then set burning by furious young people.
Yahaya has now been condemned to death by hanging for the tune. The directing appointed authority Khadi Aliyu Kani gave the liable decision on Monday, August 10, 2020.
The court additionally condemned a man Umar Farouq of Sharada quarters in Kano city to 10 years detainment for making “critical articulations concerning the Almighty Allah in an open contention.”