KANO TRIBUNAL JAILS SANI DANJA

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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Kano State Censorship Tribunal sitting has sentenced popular Hausa film actor, Sani Musa Danja to one year imprisonment.

Sani Danja was sentenced yesterday for exhibiting for sale an uncensored and unlicensed copy of a film titled “Gudaliya” in contravention of Section 100 (2) of the state Cinematography Censorship Regulation 2001 and punishable under Section 112 of the same law.

He pleaded guilty and asked the court for leniency.Senior State Counsel Hussain Hassan therefore applied for summary trial under section 157 of the criminal procedure court. Chief Magistrate Mukhtar Ahmed sentenced him to one year imprisonment or to pay a fine of N30, 000.

Source: Daily Trust.

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