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Court Grants Ticktoker Leave to Seek Writ of Certiorari Against Shari,a Court, Kano CP

Murja Ibrahim Kunya

By Our Correspondent

The Kano State High Court, presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu, has granted an order allowing Kano-based TikToker, Murja Ibrahim Kunya, to apply for leave to seek a writ of certiorari.

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Justice Watch News gathered that the writ aims to remove and quash the proceedings of a criminal case involving herself and the Kano State Commissioner of Police in a case number CR/762/24 pending before Kano State Shari’ah Court presided by Mallam Nura Yusuf Ahmed.

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The grounds cited for seeking this action include alleged lack of jurisdiction, denial of a fair hearing, abuse of court process, errors on the face of the record, and bias.

The order was pursuant to the exparte application by counsel to Murja Kunya, Barrister A.U Hajji and affidavit in support of motion duly sworn to by one Muhammad Yakubu.

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The court also ordered Mallam Nura Yusuf Ahmed presiding Shari’ah Court Judge, Kwana Hudu to issue and serve Murja’s Counsel with the certify true copy, ctc of the record of proceedings and the entire facilities to be relied upon by the prosecution, pending before the Shari,a court.

The court similarly order Kano State Hospital Management Board to provide Applicant and her Lawyer with a copy of medical report on the mental evaluation carried out on her.

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He consquently, directed shari’a court presided by Nura Ahmed to stay proceedings and further proceeding.

The Court however refused to admit the Applicant on bail and ordered defence counse servel  prosecution on notice.

Moreover, Justice Saminu refused to grant prayer, to compel Kano State Hospital Management Board to release to the Applicant her white IPhone Promax 25m dual and a zenith bank ATM card.

The court similarly, allowed unfettered access of lawyer to the Applicant.

Justice Saminu adjourned the case to 20th March, 2024 for hearing of the Originating Summon.


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