Nigerian Court Denies Bail To Islamic Cleric Detained Over Alleged Blasphemy

The embattled Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara, a Kano-based cleric arrested and detained by the state authorities for alleged blasphemy has been denied bail by Justice Sarki Yola, who’s presiding over his case.

On July 16, the Kano State Government charged Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara to courtroom over alleged blasphemy and incitement.

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Kabara is legendary for his controversial non secular commentaries and statements, which some Muslims have considered sacrilegious to Prophet Muhammad.

The state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammed Garba, had in a press release stated the event adopted the receipt of the primary data report from the police by the Office of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, which ready prices towards the cleric.

Justice Yola in his ruling on Thursday rejected the cleric’s bail software, citing the state’s peace and his personal security as justifications.

Kabara had offered three new legal professionals that will signify him within the case of blasphemy towards the Prophet of Islam.

His lead counsel, Umar Muhammad, who’s main two others, advised the courtroom that he was now standing for Kabara within the case.

He then went forward to wish for the bail of his shopper, saying the sheikh is the breadwinner of his household and has underage youngsters who want his fatherly care.

Yola, in his response, denied the cleric bail, insisting that granting him bail will jeopardise his security in addition to create chaos within the state.

The decide adjourned the case to October 14, 2021. 

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Nigerian Court Denies Bail To Islamic Cleric Detained Over Alleged Blasphemy

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