A Gusau upper shariah law Court 1, on Tuesday, November twenty sixth remanded a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki.
The suspect was arraigned on charges of defamation and incitement. Justice Hadi Sani, ordered the suspect to be remanded in an exceedingly punitive facility and adjourned the case till December twelve, for the continuation of the hearing.
The State Attorney-General, Ibrahim Haruna, WHO arraigned the suspect, told the court that the suspect allegedly defamed the state Governor in a November sixteenth publication on social media.
Haruna alleged that the suspect conjointly through a similar medium, incited members of the general public against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led administration within the state. He aforementioned the offences contravened Sections 287 and 142 of the law legal code.
Haruna urged the court to not grant the suspect bail till subsequent adjourned date to protect against future prevalence. The suspect, a former commissioner in the state pleaded not guilty to the charges. The defence counsel, Bello Umar, however, asked for a duplicate of the fees once the court refused his bail application.