A Kannywood actress, Sadiya Haruna has been sentenced to attending an Islamiyya school for six months after she pleaded guilty for uploading sexual contents on her social media handles.
She was convicted by a Sharia Court sitting in Sharada area of the Kano metropolis, Kano State on Minday.
The Kano State Hisbah Board had on Friday arrested Sadiya, who is also a blogger from her Kabuga Quarters. Her arrest was led by the Head of Surveillance Department of Kano State Hisbah Board, Malam Aliyu Usman.
She was then detained in the custody of the Islamic police until early Monday when she was brought before the Sharia court sitting in Sharada area of the state.
According to the First Information Report (FIR) filed against her, she was alleged to have consistently posted indecent videos in which she was dancing seductively and making sexual comments on her social media handles and YouTube channel.
The actress pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of obscenity and indecent act, which contradicts section 355 of Penal Code Law 2000.
The presiding judge, Justice Ali Jibril Danzaki thereafter convicted her and ordered that her to be attending a Darul Hadith Islamiyya session at Tudun Yola Quarters for a period of six months as the sentencing for her offence.
He also said that her Islamiyya attendance will be monitored by the school head teacher and the Hisbah command.