Captain Jamil Abubakar, the son of Mohammed Abubakar, former Inspector-General of Police, has said [email protected] the punishment for blasphemy in many religions.
Naijapalaba.com had earlier reported that A Christian Student in Sokoto State identified as Deborah Samuel, was stoned to [email protected] and burnt by some of her Muslim classmates for alleged blasphemy:A female student of College of Education was allegedly [email protected] and burnt to [email protected] on allegations in sokoto
This has caused lots of reactions on social media .
On Friday night, May 13, Jamil, a pilot who got married to billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote’s daughter, took to Twitter to write about the punishment for blasphemy.
He wrote: “In Islam we respect the Injil, Taura, Zabur, we were never taught to disrespect any of the book, or any of the prophets From Adam to Muhammad SAW & the Quran.
“The punishment for Blasphemy is [email protected]! in most religions including Christianity.
Respect Peoples religion it’s simple!”
He added: “In Islam the Sharia court handles these cases. Islam put rules & regulations to control peoples action and motives, so the wrong ones are not cheated and justice is served the right way.”
Media personality, Osi questioned Jamil’s tweet, writing: “I’m sincerely shocked. You actually believe its ok to take another’s life over blasphemy?”
And Jamil responded: “What my personal opinion is, has nothing to do with the rules in place Osi. I didn’t make them, I’m not the sharia court. I live by Islamic faith. I don’t promote Violence.
“The Law is the Law. So this is not about what I think! The laws have been there. Check more on Blasphemy.”