The Kano State Upper Sharia Court City Number one presided over by Mallam Ibrahim Sarki Yola has granted leave to the Prosecution Counsel to prepare Charge against Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru kabara in the next adjourned date
When the case resumed today for hearing, the defense Led Counsel, Barrister Saleh Muhd Bakaro prayed the court to compel prosecution to furnish them with list of their witnesses as well as their adresseses including the alleged blasphemous video and audio clips which they intend to present during the trial.
In her response, the Prosecution Counsel led Aisha Mahmud, Director Sharia, told the court that the list of witnesses as well as their addresses and all other documents required by defense will be attach and included in the Prepared Charge.
In his ruling the Judge Ibrahim Sarki Yola over ruled the request of defense counsel to compel prosecution furnish them with the list of witnesses and all other documents at present stage of the trial.
The Judge also ordered all counsel to respect each other during the conduct of their proceedings stressing that court is not a market place.
Justice Watch News recalled that Abduljabar Nasir Kabara was earlier arraigned on the 16th July, 202 for the alleged offence of Inciting Contempt of religion and insulting,contrary to section 327 and 382 b of the Kano State Shari, a Penal Code Law 2000.
” That You Abduljabar Shiekh Nasir Kabara was sometimes in 2021 the commissioner of police received a complaint from one Engineer Bashir Adamu on behalf of Coalition of Ulama and NGO,s comrade Aliyu Yahaya Haruna, Chairman voice of Credible Leadership Muazzam Suleiman Khalid chief Imam Almasjid Ibn Ali Ibn Abu Dalib foundation.
” That You Sheikh Nasiru Kabara also known as abduljabbar Kabara of No 333 Sani Mainagge Quaters in kano state between 2020 and 2021 at filin Mushe Gwale Local Government Kano engaged in an outrageous and blasphemous preaching against the Holy Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him, His Companions and his pious Disciples in which you used words like derogatory words on the personality of Prophet which was viral on social media platforms in both videos and audios format particularly on Facebook page of Ashabul Kahfi social media team, which. Shows and demonstrated serious contempt against the Prophet Muhammad
The Presiding Judge Mallam Sarki Yola ordered abduljabar to be remanded in Correctional Center custody until 18th August, 2021 for rearrangement
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