A court sitting in Unguwar Gama district, Kano state, sentenced a certain Abdullahi Umar to 40 strokes of the cane and 27 months in prison for insulting a deceased woman.
Abdullahi was arrested by the Kano State Police Command last month following a viral TikTok video showing him swearing and raining invective on the grave of his friend’s dead mother.
In the viral video, Abdullahi is seen standing on top of a grave and insulting the deceased buried inside.
“This is the grave of Mai Abun Duniya’s mother,” he said pointing to her grave. “And just like her son came to our house and abused my mother, I’m here exactly to abuse his parents,” he said in a pejorative tone. way.
He was also heard in the video challenging his opponent to meet him at the cemetery and settle scores between them.
Details are still hazy at the time of this report but it has been established that he was sentenced on Friday, September 16, 2022.