The No Man’s Land Magistrates Court docket, Kano, has ordered 20 lashes to be administered on one Mubarak Isa Muhammad and Nazifi Muhammad Bala, collectively with sweeping and washing bathrooms for 30 days of its premises, for defaming the persona of Kano Disclose Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on their Tiktok social media legend.
The convicts had earlier pleaded responsible to a two-depend cost of defamation and inciting public disturbance slammed in opposition to them.
Fixed with the First Information Doc (FIR), the two males posted on their Tiktok legend is named Distinctive Pickin, that Governor Ganduje does now not ponder a land with out selling it and that he sleeps a lot.
The prosecutor, Wada Ahmad Wada, Most principal Disclose Counsel, Kano Disclose Ministry of Justice, utilized for abstract trial.
Justice of the Peace Aminu Muhammad Gabari ordered the convicts to pay a aesthetic of N10,000 each for defaming the persona of the governor.
He additionally ordered them to pay one different aesthetic of N10,000 each for inciting public disturbance.
He ordered 20 lashes to be administered in public in opposition to the convicts, collectively with sweeping and washing bathrooms of the courtroom docket for 30 days.
He additionally ordered the convicts to get a video on social media and delicate an apology to Governor Ganduje.