The Sharia Court in Kaduna blocked the Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria from holding a forum on the anniversary of the introduction of amputations as punishment. The first such case was that of Malam Buba Bello Jangebe in 2000. He had stolen a cow.
The Sharia court ruled:”An order is hereby given restraining the respondents either by themselves or their agents from opening a chat forum on Facebook, Twitter, or any blog for the purpose of the debate on the amputation of Malam Buba Bello Jangebe.”
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