Kannywood actress and social media blogger, Sadiya Haruna has been arraigned in court by the Kano State Hisbah Board for allegedly uploading sexual contents on her social media accounts.

Head of Surveillance Department of Kano State Hisbah Board, Malam Aliyu Usman arrested Sadiya, a resident of Kabuga Quarters on Friday.

The actress was then detained by the Islamic police until early Monday when she was brought before the Sharia court sitting in Sharada area of the state.

According to the First Information Report (FIR) filed against her, Sadiya was said to have consistently shared indecent videos in which she was dancing seductively and making inappropriate sexual comments on her YouTube channel.

The accused pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of obscenity and indecent act, which contradicts section 355 of Penal Code Law 2000.

The presiding judge, Justice Ali Jibril Danzaki thereafter convicted her and ordered her to be attending a Darul Hadith Islamiyya session at Tudun Yola Quarters for a period of six months as the sentencing for her offence.

He also said that her Islamiyya attendance will be monitored by the school head teacher and the Hisbah command.


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