Blasphemy: Kano musician appeals death sentence

A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction. In the suit filed at the Kano state high court on Thursday, Sharif-Aminu, through his counsel, Kola Alapinni, is asking the court to set aside the whole of the judgement of the Upper Sharia Court of Kano. The Sharia court had sentenced him to death by hanging on August 10, having found him guilty of committing blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad in a song. But in the appeal, Alapinni contended

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