Bauchi Imam Remanded For Alleged Blasphemy 


An Islamic scholar and Chief Imam of Dutsen Tanshi Jumaat mosque, Dr Idris Abdulaziz has been remanded in a correctional centre.

A Bauchi magistrate court has remanded him for alleged disturbance and inciting public unrest.

His lawyer, Barrister Umar Hassan said the judge denied him bail and ordered that the defendant should be kept in detention and returned to court on Tuesday, May 16. 


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Abdulaziz turned himself in to the police following calls for his arrest after a comment he made during a Ramadan sermon was interpreted by some section of scholars to translate to blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.

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