Police in Katsina arrest 3 for insulting President Buhari, Gov Masari on social media
The Katsina state police command said it has arrested three people “contemptuously insulting the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Katsina state, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari, CFR”.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah made this known in a press release gotten by Katsina Post.
According to the statement, those arrested are Lawal Abdullahi, alias “IZALA”, ‘m’, aged 70yrs of Gafai Quarters, Katsina, Bahajaje Abu, ‘m’, aged 30yrs and Hamza Abubakar, ‘m’, aged 27yrs all of Gafai Quarters, Katsina, Katsina state.
The statement further said that in the course of investigation suspects confessed to the commission of the offences.
“To this end, the Command wishes to warn members of the general public that the Police will not fold its arms and watch while disgruntled elements violate the sacred laws of the land.
“Any person found taking undue advantage of the social media to insult others, contrary to the provisions of Cyber Crime Act, will face the wrath of the law”, the statement said.