A Sharia Court in Fagge Ya’n-Alluna, Kano State, on Tuesday, ordered Halifa Abdullahi to sweep Fagge Juma’at mosque for a consecutive 30 days as his punishment for steeling eight copies of the Holy Quran.
Abdullahi, a resident of Yola quarters in Kano metropolis, was accused of burgling a mosque at Tudun Maliki area last Sunday and carted away eight copies of the holy book.
The suspect was apprehended by security guards of the mosque after committing the act.
The guards handed him over to Filin Hockey Police station, who charged him to the Sharia Court.
When the police prosecutor, Abdul Wada, read the charges to the suspect, he pleaded “guilty” to the offence.
The presiding judge, Bello Musa-Khalid, therefore sentenced him to sweeping the vast courtyard of Fagge Juma’at mosque, for thirty days consecutively.
Fagge Juma’at mosque is considered to be the biggest in Kano State.