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Six in Prison for Three years for Commemorating Ashura

 Six brothers arrested during Ashura Mourning Commemoration 3 years ago are still languishing in Kaduna prison . On 8th of Muharram 1441 these detainers spent exactly three years since their arrest on 9th of September 2016 without bail. 

They were arrested during Ashura Mourning Gathering by the order of Nasir Elrufa’i the Governor of Kaduna state.
The 6 brothers are: Mallam Abubakar Ahmad, Mallam Mansur Ahmad Karofi, Mallam Hasan Muhammad, Mallam Bilal Abubakar, Mallam Abubakar Saleh Mustapha and Mallam Usman Saleh Mustapha.
During last Court hearing , the presiding Judge promised to deliver judgment on their case within 90 days, and now its nine months since the promised made by Judge without delivering any judgment. The worse is that the judgment is not in sight as at now because the Judge is on another assignment.
Investigation carried out by our reporter shows that the Judge among the judges selected to handle election cases in Election Tribunal.

 arrested in 2016 for ashura comm in kaduna

In prison for 3 years