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Kaduna man gets 80 strokes of cane for calling sister-in-law prostitute

A Sharia court sitting  at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Monday ordered  that one Shuaibu Umar be given 80 strokes of cane for calling his sister-in-law, Suwaiba Abdulkadir,  a prostitute. Abdulkadir,  who had filed a case of defamation  against her brother in-law,  told the court that Umar called her a prostitute after a misunderstanding they […]
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