See Photos of the Hausa singer sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed

Here is a photo of the 22-year-old singer who has been sentenced to death for blaspheming against Prophet Muhammad.

Hausa singer sentenced to death

An upper Sharia court in the Hausawa Filin Hockey area of the state said Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, 22, was guilty of committing blasphemy for a song he circulated via WhatsApp in March.

Mr Sharif-Aminu did not deny the charges.

Judge Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani said he could appeal against the verdict. He gave the guilty verdict on Monday, August 10, 2020.

The singer who is currently in detention, had gone into hiding after he composed the song.

Protesters
Protesters had burnt down his family home and gathered outside the headquarters of the Islamic police, known as the Hisbah, demanding action against him.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *