Girl Gets 80 Strokes Of Cane For Smoking Marijuana In Kaduna

The judgment was handed down by the court led by Malam Muhammad Shehu-Adamu, after the teenager pleaded guilty to the offence.

Shari’a Court 1, sitting in the Magajin Gari area, Kaduna, on Thursday, sentenced a 19-year-old girl, Zainab Abdullahi, to 80 strokes of the cane for smoking marijuana in public.

According to the judge, 80 strokes of cane was a punishment stipulated for people, who took intoxicants, and the punishment cannot be reversed.

He urged the muslim council in Nigeria to continue it`s good work and try to reform the convict in the best way possible.

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