Kano Man Remanded For Lifting Woman’s Veil Without Consent

The suspect who lives in Dan Marke Hotoro Quarters, Kano, was arraigned at a Sharia Court on Thursday, June 23 and remanded at a correction centre in Kano.

Sharia court

A 28-year-old man identified as Mr Badamasi Abubakar has pleaded guilty to lifting a woman’s veil without her consent.

The suspect who lives in Dan Marke Hotoro Quarters, Kano, was arraigned at a Sharia Court on Thursday, June 23 and remanded  at a correction centre in Kano.

The judge, Ismai’l Muhammed-Ahmed, adjourned the matter until July 27 for sentence.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Inspector Abdul Wada, told the court that Summaiya Abdul of Dan Marke Hotoro Quarters, reported the matter at the Hotoro Police Station on June 21.

The prosecutor said that the complainant alleged that at about 4:00 p.m. The defendant lifted her veil without her consent and when she confronted him, he slapped her.

Mr. Wada said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 165 and 166 of the Penal Code.

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