Court remands man for allegedly stealing 8 copies of The Holy Qur’an

A Sharia Court sitting in Kano, on Thursday, ordered a 22-year-old man, Halifa Abdullahi, who pleaded to stealing eight copies of The Holy Qur’an be remanded in a correctional centre.

The Judge, Dr Bello Khalid gave the order after Abdullahi pleaded to  trespass and theft.

Khalid adjourned the matter until Aug.16 for sentencing.

The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Abdul Wada, told the court Abdullahi  committed the offence on July 26 at Tudun Maliki Quarters in Kumbotso local government area, Kano.

Wada said at about 9.45p.m., Abdullahi, who also lives in Madaki Quarters, trespassed into the mosque and stole eight copies of The Holy Qur’an.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 212 and 133 of the Sharia Law.(NAN)