Jama’atut Tajdidil Islamiy Foundation an NGO has filed a suit before Kano State High Court seeking an order of Mandamus compelling Commissioner of Police Kano and Attorney General of the state to institute a criminal proceeding against Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara who is alleged to have defamed the character and integrity of Prophet Muhammad May the Peace of Allah be upon Him.
Addressing Journalists on Monday shortly after filing the suit before Kano State Chief Judge, a Counsel to the Applicant Barrister Abubakar Tanko said his client approached the court seeking for legal redress alledging that non of the defendants took step to arrest, investigate and prosecute Abduljabbar before the court for the crime he allegdely committed.
Barrister Abubakar also allegded that Abduljabbar has on several times being recorded offering blasphemous statement against Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him)
” Blasphemy statement against Prophet Muhammad has contravenes several sections of Kano State Shari,a Penal Code Law 2000″
” Abduljabbar conduct his preaching in injurious manner to Islam and Muslims as whole”
We are praying court to compel Commissioner of Police Kano who is the Chief Law Enforcer of the State and Attorney General as his capacity of Chief Law Officer of the State to do the needful by arresting, investigating and prosecuting of Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara for what he allegdely committed against Prophet Muhammad.
According to the counsel, the Applicant is also seeking court to order Attorney General give a Fiat to its counsel for the prosecution of Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara for the offence he allegdely committed.
It could be recalled that recently a Senior Magistrate in Kano has ordered Commissioner of Police Kano to conduct an investigation of alledge criminal defamation and threat to life against the Scholar.