Reports on poisoning of Kano based cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara, fake news-NCS

Kano command of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), says reports on alleged poisoning of Kano based cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara, under its custody, fake news.This is  contained in a  statement by command’s Public Relations Officer, DSC Musbahu Kofar-, on Thursday in Kano.“

attention of Nigerian Correctional Service, has been drawn a malicious and false report, which claimed that Kano-based cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara, who is in our custody, is seriously ill.“The service is calling on the general public disregard and discountenance this falsehood which is a figment of the imagination of the author,” he said.

He added that Nasiru-Kabara and other inmates in custodial in state were hale and hearty.He said that service accorded priority provision of healthcare service and welfare of inmates.

The News of Nigeris (NAN) reports that the State Government had dragged the  cleric to an Upper Sharia Court, for blasphemy and incitement.The court adjourned the case untill July 28, and ordered that the cleric be remanded in Correctional Service custody. (NAN)