A Sharia Court judge sitting in Sharada area of Kano State, Justice Ali Jibril Danzaki, has convicted a Kannywood actress and social media blogger, Sadiya Haruna, for “uploading sexual contents on her social media handles.”
The judge heard from members of the Kano State Hisbah Board, who docked her that she consistently posted indecent videos in which she was dancing seductively and making sexual comments on her social media handles
Sadiya, a resident of Kabuga Quarters, according to the prosecutors, was initially arrested on Friday by the Head of Surveillance Department of Kano State Hisbah Board, Malam Aliyu Usman. She was then detained in the custody of the Islamic police until early Monday when she was brought before the court. According to Daily Trust, the actress, Haruna
The accused person pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of obscenity and indecent act, which contradicts section 355 of Penal Code Law 2000.
The judge the convicted her and ordered that she should be attending a Darul Hadith Islamiyya session at Tudun Yola Quarters for a period of six months as the sentencing for her offence.
He said that her Islamiyya attendance would be monitored by the school head teacher and the Hisbah command.
Source: Daily Trust.