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Kannywood actress Sadiya Haruna sentenced to 6 months in prison for defamation




A KANNYWOOD actress Sadiya Haruna has been sentenced to six months in prison for defamation.

The sentence, which was handed down by a Kano State High Court on Monday, was without an option of fine.

Haruna was found guilty of defamation against one Isa A Isa, her colleague.

She reportedly posted a viral video where she alleged that Isa was a homosexual.

The actress also referred to Isa as a bastard and an unrepentant womaniser.

In August 2021, the actress was convicted of obscenity and indecent dressing by a Kano State Sharia court.

She was arraigned before the court by the state’s Hisbah Board for allegedly sharing sexual content on her social media handles.

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Haruna was convicted by the presiding judge Ali Jibril Danzaki who thereafter ordered her to attend a Darul Hadith Islamiyya session at Tudun Yola Quarters for six months as the sentence for the offense.

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