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Kano Sharia Court sentences 8 to death for blasphemy

By Abdulsalam Muhammad

KANO – A Sharia court in Kano has sentenced a woman and 7 others to death for blasphemy.

Earlier in May, an Islamic cleric, Abdul Inyass of Tijjaniya sect was arrested alongside 11 others for denigrating the Prophet of Islam.

A statement by the Chief Registrar, Kano sharia court, signed on his behalf by Alhaji Nasiru made available to reporters in Kano Thursday stated that 4 others were discharged.

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