A 20-year-elderly person was on Tuesday whipped 40 lashes for eating a mango natural product amid Ramadan.
Ibrahim Ismail was discovered blameworthy of eating amid the Islamic sacred month by an upper Shariah court in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The judge, Safiyanu Ya’u, requested that the injured individual ought to be whipped multiple times in a market square to fill in as a hindrance to other people.
He said the activity of the unfortunate casualty repudiates area 370 of corrective code law of Jigawa State.
The person in question, Mr Ismail, was prior captured and arraigned by the state Hisbah board (otherwise called the Sharia police) for eating a mango while other solid Muslims are watching the Ramadan quick.
The flagellating activity occurred at Ringim market square after a court authority read before the open the ‘offense’ submitted by Mr Ismail.
The court authority expressed that “the guilty party will get forty lashes for eating mango in broad daylight as requested by the judge.”
“Individuals should observer the beating and help tally the lashes,” the authority said.
Jigawa, in the same way as other states in Northern Nigeria, utilizes the correctional code which takes a great deal from the Islamic Shariah law. There are additionally Shariah courts and judges in the Northern states to actualize the law.
Sound grown-up Muslims are relied upon to fast from sunrise to nightfall amid the 30 days of Ramadan.