Two to get 12 strokes of cane for drug dealing in Kano

Muhammad Sani, 24 and Saddam Ali, 27 have been sentenced to receiving 12 strokes of cane for dealing in drugs.

Farouk Ibrahim, Chief magistrate of the Kano state Magistrate Court convicted both persons after they pleaded guilty.

They were tried for being in possession of Indian hemp and an intoxicant.

The prosecutor, Muhammad Bichi, had told the court that Sani and Ali committed the offence on December 21 at 9pm at Plaza, Fagge Local Government Area.

He said Fagge Division police officers nabbed the duo with 10 sachets of Rohypnol, one wrap of Indian hemp and a bottle of liquid substance.

The crime contravenes Section 403 of the Penal Code.

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