Sokoto Residents Ask Sultan To Pass Death Sentence On Youth Who Allegedly Insulted Prophet Muhammad

Pandemonium broke out in Sokoto on Thursday when youths in massive quantity stormed the palace of the Sultan, Muhammadu Sa’advert Abubakar asking him to order the arrest of 1 Isma’ila Sani Isah for allegedly posting a blasphemous remark towards Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by way of his social media deal with.

The suspect, upon failing to safe a neighborhood authorities job, had made the remark to register his grievances towards the faith.

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The protesting youths stormed the world on Thursday night with placards, amongst which learn: “We are calling on the Sultanate Council to take the necessary measure against the perpetrator” and “Isma’il must die,” in accordance with a report by Daily Post.

It was learnt that the safety operatives led by the Divisional Police Officer of Marina Police Station, Chief Superintendent of Police, M. Y. Maru, connected to the palace, denied the protesters entrance.

The Divisional Police Officer who addressed the indignant youths, appealed to them to be calm, saying the command had arrested the suspect.

According to him, the wished man was being detained on the Criminal Investigation Department of the state command.

“We have arrested the suspect. He is currently under detention at the CID office and I can lead your leaders to the headquarters to confirm,” he stated.

At the police headquarters, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Abdullahi, whereas receiving leaders of the youths, assured them that the suspect could be arraigned earlier than a Shari’ah courtroom on Monday.

SaharaReporters had reported on April 1 how residents of Sade Community within the Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State additionally burnt a person to dying for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad.

Some of the residents had defined that the youths dragged the sufferer, Talle Mia Ruwa from a police submit locally the place he was initially saved, overpowered the police personnel and dragged the middle-aged man to the neighborhood sq. the place they killed him.

SaharaReporters reported that irate youths, supported by leaders in Sade neighborhood within the Darazo LGA, burnt Talle Mai Ruwa for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad. 

SaharaReporters had reported that Mai Ruwa was dragged away by the youths within the presence of his mom and burnt to dying.

The witnesses acknowledged additional that the youths contributed cash to purchase petrol to set Mai Ruwa ablaze. 

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Sokoto Residents Ask Sultan To Pass Death Sentence On Youth Who Allegedly Insulted Prophet Muhammad

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