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Blasphemy: Boko Haram Leader Shekau Condemns Singer’s Death Sentence In New Audio

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leader has released new audio condemning the death sentence passed on a singer in Kano for blaspheming Prophet Muhammed.

Blasphemy: Boko Haram Leader Shekau Condemns Singer's Death Sentence In New Audio
Blasphemy: Boko Haram Leader Shekau Condemns Singer’s Death Sentence In New Audio

According to Humangle who disclosed this on its twitter handle, the sect leader said that the is no different from the musician sentenced to death.

He was quoted to have said, “there is no difference between the ‘blasphemer’ and those who sentenced him to death”.

An upper Sharia court in the Hausawa Filin Hockey area of Kano state said the singer, 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.

The sentence has generated outrage on social media with Nigerians criticising such judgment.

Nigerians have since took to social media to react to the Boko Haram leader’s audio. See some reactions below:

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