Blasphemy: Dying sentence subsidized by way of Ideally suited Court docket judgement – Muslim legal professionals

The Kano department, Muslim Legal professionals’ Affiliation of Nigeria (MULAN), has defined why a 22-year-old singer, Yahaya Aminu Sharif convicted for blasphemous commentary towards prophet Muhammad (SAW) will have to die.

The gang stated the decision is subsidized by way of a Ideally suited Court docket judgment.

The Legal professionals argued that the Pass judgement on of the Higher Shariah Court docket Hausawa was once proper to convict and sentence the accused to dying for blasphemy towards the holy prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) with out prejudice to the suitable of attraction of the convict.

“It is because the Ideally suited Court docket has determined in terms of Abubakar Shalla Vs State (2007) 12 MJSC at web page 52-53 paragraph G-B that the placement of the Regulation below Shariah is that any sane and grownup muslim, who insult, defames, or utter phrases or acts which might be in a position to bringing into disrepute, odium, contempt of the holy prophet (peace be upon him) this type of particular person has dedicated a major crime which is punishable by way of dying,” they said.

A signed commentary by way of Muhammad Sani Garba Esq, Chairman of the frame that was once made to be had to DAILY POST on Saturday said that “for individuals who don’t practice the Islamic religion, we remind them that the charter of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has assured Nigerians to follow and practice the faith in their selection and be certain by way of its regulations and ideas.”

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The commentary additional declared that most of the people must remember that Shariah is a Muslim Regulation appropriate handiest to Muslims.

The MULAN commentary reads: “The eye of Muslim Legal professionals’ Affiliation (MULAN) has been interested in a felony case C.O.P. Vs Shariff Yahaya Sharifai No. CR/43/2020 determined on 10th August, 2020 by way of the Higher Shariah Court docket sitting at Hausawa in Kano State the place the accused particular person was once charged, attempted and convicted for the offence of blasphemy towards the holy prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.).

“The case has attracted a large number of dialogue from inside of and outdoor the state. Even amongst our realized colleagues some have supported the verdict whilst others adversarial it.

“Alternatively, having tested the lawsuits of the case, MULAN notes that the offence below which the convict was once charged is an offence identified by way of the Kano State Shariah Penal Code and equipped in phase 382(B). We similarly famous that the convict has boldly confessed to his offence all through the trial, the main points of which is contained in a Whatsapp workforce referred to as “Gidan Umma Amina” and transmitted into writing, (the qualified true reproduction of the transcribed textual content was once tendered and admitted all through trial).

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“That most of the people must remember that Shariah is a Muslim Regulation appropriate handiest to Muslims. Subsequently anyone who settle for to be a Muslim will have to obey the provisions of Shariah regardless of whether or not or no longer it pleases him. For individuals who don’t practice the Islamic religion we remind them that the charter of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has assured Nigerians to follow and practice the faith in their selection and be certain by way of its Rules and ideas.”

The Legal professionals advised Islamic Students to suggest their fans correctly in looking for correct Islamic wisdom and at all times be certain that peace and balance within the society.

MULAN advised the Govt arm of Executive in Kano State to make sure strict compliance to the judgement as a part of its dedication against correct implementation of Sharia in Kano

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