Kabiru Muhammad, the mastermind of the news on the purported wedding of President Muhammadu Buhari to Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management & Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has secured a N1 million bail.
The presiding magistrate, Aminu Gabari, on Tuesday in Kano, granted Muhammad bail on the condition that he provides two sureties. Gabari said one of the sureties must be on grade level 15 or equivalent or above while the other a must be a businessman.
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However, the accused who pleaded not guilty to the two charges preferred against him.
The accused was docked at the Magistrate court in Kano on Tuesday on a two-count charge bordering on defamation and injurious falsehood contrary to section 392 and 393 of the Kano Penal Code.
The offence attracts a three-year jail term if found guilty.
The case was adjourned to 5th February 2020 for the continuation of hearing.